Turkish

adjective
Turk·​ish | \ ˈtər-kish How to pronounce Turkish (audio) \

Definition of Turkish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Turkey, the Turks, or Turkish

Turkish

noun

Definition of Turkish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the Turkic language of the Republic of Turkey

Examples of Turkish in a Sentence

Adjective He is from Ankara, the Turkish capital.

First Known Use of Turkish

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1613, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Turkish was in the 14th century

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“Turkish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkish. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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Turkish

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Turkish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Turkey, Turks, or Turkish

Turkish

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Turkish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the language of the Turks

Turkish

adjective
Turk·​ish | \ ˈtər-kish How to pronounce Turkish (audio) \

Kids Definition of Turkish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Turkey, the Turks, or Turkish

Turkish

noun

Kids Definition of Turkish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the language of the Turks

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