What does Turkish mean?

Definitions for Turkish
ˈtɜr kɪʃturk·ish

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Turkish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Turkishadjective

    a Turkic language spoken by the Turks

  2. Turkishadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Turkey or its people or language

    "Turkish towels"


  1. Turkishadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Turkey, the Turkish people or the Turkish language.

  2. Turkishnoun

    The official language of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.


  1. turkish

    Turkish generally refers to anything that is associated with Turkey, a country straddling Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It can refer to: 1. Turkish people or culture: The native people from Turkey and their customs, traditions, or way of life. 2. Turkish language: The official language of Turkey and one of the most spoken languages in the world. It is part of the Turkic language family. 3. Turkish Cuisine: An amalgamation of Balkan, Central Asian, Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean cuisines, which is rich and diverse. Some common Turkish dishes include kebabs, baklava, and Turkish tea. 4. Turkish music, dance, and arts: These refer to a variety of expressive forms practiced in Turkey, including visual arts, performing arts, and musical styles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turkishadjective

    of or pertaining to Turkey or the Turks

  2. Turkishnoun

    the language spoken by Turks, esp. that of the people of Turkey

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  1. turkish

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Turkish' in Adjectives Frequency: #809

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turkish in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turkish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Turkish in a Sentence

  1. United States:

    Incirlik has always sort of been entangled in this situation, viewed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan backers and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a chip in a game, at the officer to officer level... relationships are as good as they can be given the circumstances. However, the politics between the United States, under two administrations, and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan government are becoming more and more poisonous -- and this is where it becomes more dangerous.

  2. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 24.04.1921:

    A youth with wings are the assurance of our nation's future. We must start to work right away and make progress so that; if one day Westerners leave their footprints on the moon, we shall place a Turkish one among those.

  3. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    The Turkish nation continues to stand by The Turkish nation Azerbaijani brothers and sisters with all The Turkish nation means, as The Turkish nation has always done.

  4. Moshe Yaalon:

    It's up to Turkey, the Turkish government, the Turkish leadership, to decide whether they want to be part of any kind of cooperation to fight terrorism. This is not the case so far, as you know, Daesh (Islamic State) enjoyed Turkish money for oil for a very, very long period of time. I hope that it will be ended.

  5. John Allen:

    There was no chance( Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would keep Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promise, and full blown ethnic cleansing is underway by Turkish supported militias, this is what happens when Trump follows his instincts and because of his alignment with autocrats.

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