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AzerbaijaniEdit

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Cyrillic тапмаг
Roman tapmaq
Perso-Arabic تاپماک

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *tăp- (to find).[1] Cognate with dialectal Turkish tapmak (to find), Crimean Tatar tapmaq, Turkmen tapmak, Uzbek topmoq, Uyghur تاپماق(tapmaq). Not cognate with Turkish tapmak (to worship), which is derived from a different Proto-Turkic root.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tɑpˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: tap‧maq

VerbEdit

tapmaq

  1. (transitive) to look for, search
    Axtaran taparThe one who searches will find
    Ev açarımı tapa bilmirdim, ancaq bir saat axtarandan sonra tapdım.
    I couldn't find my home keys, I found them only after having searched for one hour.
  2. (transitive) to guess

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ReferencesEdit

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

Crimean TatarEdit

VerbEdit

tapmaq


  1. to find

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