Turkey

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Turkye, from Anglo-Norman Turkye, Medieval Latin Turcia, from Turcus (Turk), from Byzantine Greek Τοῦρκος (Toûrkos), from Classical Persianترک(turk), from Middle Persian [script needed] (twlk' /⁠Turk⁠/), from Old Turkic𐱅𐰇𐰼𐰜(t²ür²k̥).

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Turkey

  1. A country at the intersection of Southeast Europe and West Asia on the Mediterranean. Official name: Republic of Türkiye. Capital: Ankara.
    Synonyms: (official, rare) Türkiye, (rare) Turkiye

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  • Hindi: तुर्की (turkī) (phono-semantic matching)
  • Korean: 터키 (Teoki)
  • Manx: Turkee
  • Urdu: ⁧تُرْکی(turkī) (phono-semantic matching)

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