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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish سكمك (sekmek, to hop, hobble along, ricochet), from Proto-Turkic *sēk- (to jump).[1]

Cognate with Azerbaijani səkmək (to hop), Chuvash сикме (sikme, to jump). Compare Hungarian szökik (to hop).

VerbEdit

sekmek (third-person singular simple present seker)

  1. (intransitive) to hop
  2. (intransitive) to skip, jump lightly and quickly
  3. (intransitive) to ricochet; (for a stone) to skip (over water)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*sēk-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill