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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish اوممق (ummak, to hope, hope for, expect), from Proto-Turkic *um-.[1]

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ummak (third-person singular simple present umar)

  1. (transitive) to hope, hope for
    Deve boynuz umarken kulaktan olmuş.Camel lost his ear while hoping for a horn.
    (A proverb)
  2. (transitive) to expect, anticipate, look for
    Ummadık taş baş yarar.A little stone may upset a large cart.
    (A proverb, literally; unexpected stone may injure (you in) the head)

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ReferencesEdit

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