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From türkisch.


  • IPA(key): /ˈtʏʁkɪʃ/
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Türkisch n (proper noun, language name, genitive Türkisch or Türkischs, alternative nominative (used with the definite article) Türkische, alternative genitive Türkischen, no plural)

  1. (common use) Turkish (language of Turkey)
    Synonym: Türkeitürkisch
  2. (chiefly sciences) Turkic (language family or any of its members)
    Synonym: Turksprache

Usage notes[edit]

  • In general use, Türkisch refers to the varieties spoken in Turkey, including at most the closely related varieties in countries neighbouring Turkey (such as Bulgaria or Syria).
  • In linguistic and other scientific use, Türkisch usually refers to the above only when the context is clear, while Türkeitürkisch (literally Turkey Turkish) is used for clarity.



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