leş

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian لاش ‎(lāš).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leş ‎(definite accusative leşi, plural leşler)

  1. animal carcass, carrion
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) a human corpse, especially of a very hated person
  3. (figuratively, derogatory) an unlikable or obnoxious person
  4. (idiomatic) something that has a very pungent stink
    Bu peynir leş gibi kokuyor
    This cheese stinks like [a] carcass

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