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Turkish

[tur-kish]
adjective
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from Turkey or the Turks.
  2. of or relating to the language of Turkey.
  3. (loosely) Turkic.
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noun
  1. the Turkic language of Turkey. Abbreviation: Turk
  2. (loosely) Turkic.
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Origin of Turkish

First recorded in 1835–45; Turk + -ish1
Related formsTurk·ish·ly, adverbTurk·ish·ness, nounan·ti-Turk·ish, adjectivenon-Turk·ish, adjective, nounpro-Turk·ish, adjectivepseu·do-Turk·ish, adjective
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Turkish

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Turkey, its people, or their language
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noun
  1. the official language of Turkey, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic familySee also Osmanli
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Derived FormsTurkishness, noun
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