AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic сохмаг
Roman soxmaq
Perso-Arabic سوخماق

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *sok- (to pierce, stick into), which was homonyms to and possibly cognate with Proto-Turkic *sok- (to hit, beat, crush)[1]. Compare Karakhanid سُقْماق(suqmāq), Turkish sokmak (to insert), etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [soχˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: sox‧maq

VerbEdit

soxmaq

  1. (transitive) to stick in, push in, insert forcefully
    Lazım olmayan yerə burnunu soxma!
    Don't stick your nose where it doesn't belong!
    Synonyms: salmaq, sancmaq, batırmaq
  2. (ditransitive) to thrust into, to plunge into
    bıçağı ürəyinə soxdus/he plunged a knife into his/her heart
  3. (intransitive, colloquial, slightly vulgar) to stab [+dative]
    Adama soxarlar!One can get himself stabbed [for doing or saying something]
    Adama tavan üstündə soxarlar.One can get himself stabbed over a debt not paid duly.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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