Türke

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtʏrkə/, [ˈtʏʁkə], [ˈtʏɐ̯kə]
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Türke m (genitive Türken, plural Türken, female Türkin)

  1. a Turk (native or inhabitant of Turkey, person of Turkish descent)
  2. a Turk (speaker of a Turkic language)
  3. (historical) an Ottoman
  4. (archaic, by extension) a Muslim, sometimes as an adversary of Christians
    • 1781, Johann Georg Krünitz, Oeconomische Encyclopaedie, Berlin, vol. 23, p. 350
      In Asien kommen mir zuerst die Heurathgebräuche in Aleppo bey den Türken und Christen zu betrachten vor. Bey den Türken lernen, wie bereits von der europäischen Türkey erwähnt habe, Braut und Bräutigam erst am Hochzeittage einander kennen.
      In Asia I shall firstly consider the marriage customs among Muslims and Christians in Aleppo. Among the Muslims, as I have already mentioned with regard to European Turkey, bride and bridegroom only get to know each other on their wedding day.

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