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From Old Turkic köbek(köbek, navel), from Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Likely related to gebe (pregnant), gebermek ("to die", from earlier "to swell, to inflate"), kabarmak (to swell).


göbek (definite accusative göbeği, plural göbekler)

  1. (anatomy) navel, umbilicus
  2. paunch, potbelly, belly
  3. middle, core, center, heart
  4. heart (of lettuce, cabbage, etc.)
  5. central design (on a carpet, rug, tray, ceiling or in a garden, etc.)
  6. traffic circle, rotary, circle
  7. hub (of a wheel)
  8. kernel of nuts


Nominative göbek
Definite accusative göbeği
Singular Plural
Nominative göbek göbekler
Definite accusative göbeği göbekleri
Dative göbeğe göbeklere
Locative göbekte göbeklerde
Ablative göbekten göbeklerden
Genitive göbeğin göbeklerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular göbeğim göbeklerim
2nd singular göbeğin göbeklerin
3rd singular göbeği göbekleri
1st plural göbeğimiz göbeklerimiz
2nd plural göbeğiniz göbekleriniz
3rd plural göbekleri göbekleri

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