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Turk

 (tûrk)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Turkey.
2. A member of the principal ethnic group of modern-day Turkey or, formerly, of the Ottoman Empire.
3. A member of any of the Turkic-speaking peoples.

[Middle English, from Old French turc, from Turkish Türk; akin to Old Turkic türk, perhaps from türk, ripe, vigorous, strong.]

Turk

(tɜːk)
n
1. (Peoples) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Turkey
2. (Peoples) a native speaker of any Turkic language, such as an inhabitant of Turkmenistan or Kyrgyzstan
3. obsolete derogatory a violent, brutal, or domineering person

Turk

(tɜrk)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Turkey.
2. a Turkish-speaking citizen of the Ottoman Empire.
3. a member of any Turkic-speaking people.
4.
a. one of a breed of Turkish horses closely related to the Arabian horse.
b. any Turkish horse.
[1300–50; Middle English « Turkish Türk; compare Medieval Latin Turcus, Medieval Greek Toûrkos]

Turk.

Turkey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Turk - a native or inhabitant of TurkeyTurk - a native or inhabitant of Turkey  
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Osmanli, Ottoman, Ottoman Turk - a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
effendi - a former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials
Translations
Turek
tyrker
turkkilainen
Turčin
török
トルコ人
터키 사람
turk
ชาวตุรกี
người Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ

Turk

[tɜːk] N
1. (from Turkey) → turco/a m/f
2. (fig) (esp Pol) → elemento m alborotador
young Turkjoven reformista mf

Turk

[ˈtɜːrk] nTurc (Turque)m/f

Turk

nTürke m, → Türkin f

Turk

[tɜːk] nturco/a

Turk

تُرْكِيّ Turek tyrker Türke Τούρκος turco turkkilainen Turc Turčin turco トルコ人 터키 사람 Turk tyrker Turek turco турок turk ชาวตุรกี Türk người Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ 土耳其人
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