baskın

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See also: Baskin and baskin

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish باصقین, from the same root as basmak.

Noun[edit]

baskın (definite accusative baskını, plural baskınlar)

  1. surprise attack, raid
    • 1935 November 13, “Habeş ordusu nihayet taarruza hazırlanıyor”, in Cumhuriyet, Istanbul:
      Habeşler bir gece baskınında İtalyanlardan 10 tank, 12 top, birçok mitralyöz almışlar, yedi İtalyan zabitini öldürmüşler
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Adjective[edit]

baskın

  1. (with ablative) more powerful; superior
  2. heavy, oppressing, overpowering
  3. dominant
    Synonym: dominant

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