Turkish pronunciation şîr
, cut back
Etymology [ shir ] (verb.) before 12th century. From Old English scieran, from Proto-Germanic *skeranan, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker-. Cognate with Dutch scheren, German scheren, Norwegian skjære, Swedish skära; and (from Indo-European) with Ancient Greek κείρω (keirō, “I cut off”), Latin caro (“flesh”), Lithuanian skìrti (“separate”), Welsh ysgar (“separate”).