çatlak

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Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • çatlaḫ (dialectal, Gürün, sense “prostitute” only)

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Azeri çatlaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

çatlak (comparative daha çatlak, superlative en çatlak)

  1. split, slit, cracked, fissured
  2. chapped (skin)
  3. cracked, uneven in tone (of voice)
  4. (figuratively, colloquial) crazy, loony, cracked, nuts
  5. (dialectal, Mesudiye) prostitute

Noun[edit]

çatlak (definite accusative çatlağı, plural çatlaklar)

  1. crack, split; fissure
  2. chap, crack (on the skin)
  3. crack in the bone

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • çatlak”, in Türkiye'de halk ağzından derleme sözlüğü [Compilation Dictionary of Popular Speech in Turkey] (in Turkish), volume III, Ankara: Türk Dil Kurumu, 1968, page 1091a