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Turkish

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adjective Turk·ish \ˈtər-kish\

Definition of Turkish

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

  2. 2 :  turkic 1a

Examples of turkish in a Sentence

  1. He is from Ankara, the Turkish capital.

First Known Use of turkish

14th century


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Turkish

noun Turk·ish

Definition of Turkish

  1. :  the Turkic language of the Republic of Turkey

First Known Use of turkish

1613


TURKISH Defined for English Language Learners

Turkish

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adjective

Definition of Turkish for English Language Learners

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

Turkish

noun

Definition of Turkish for English Language Learners

  • : the language of the Turks


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