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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [jɛˈmɛc]
  • Hyphenation: ye‧mek

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish یمك (yemek, to eat, consume), from Proto-Turkic *jē- (to eat).[1]

VerbEdit

yemek (third-person singular simple present yer)

  1. (transitive) to eat
  2. (transitive) to require, use up, consume
  3. (transitive, of an insect) to bite, eat someone up
  4. (transitive) to drain, wear someone down, take a lot out of someone
  5. (transitive, slang) to kill
  6. (transitive, slang) to lay, have sex with, kiss, lick, suck
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish یمك (yemek, food, meal). Cognate to Kipchak [Arabic needed] (yemek, food), ultimately derived from Proto-Turkic *jē- (to eat), see etymology 1 above.

NounEdit

yemek (definite accusative yemeği, plural yemekler)

  1. meal, food
  2. repast
  3. dish, particular kind of food
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ReferencesEdit

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