toprak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic toprak, from Old Turkic topur- ("to dry out") + suffix -ik, from Proto-Turkic *topra-k. Cognate with Azerbaijani torpaq, Tatar tufraq, Uyghur tupraq, Yakut toburaχ, Kazakh topıraq, Chuvash tăpra. Related with Mongolian tobrag/tobarag ("dust"). The word shares a common root with Turkish toz (dust).

Noun[edit]

toprak

  1. earth (soil)
  2. dry soil
  3. country
  4. territory
  5. land
  6. sand

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