from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Turkey or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
  • n. Ottoman Turkish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The official language of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Turkey, the Turkish people or the Turkish language.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks; characteristic of, made in, or derived from Turkey: as, Turkish misrule; Turkish rugs.
  • n. The language of the Turks, a member of the Ural-Altaic family of languages, having several dialects, of which the literary language of the Ottoman Turks is the best-known. It is commonly written with the Arabic alphabet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Turkic language spoken by the Turks
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Turkey or its people or language


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