göbek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

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