toprak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic toprak, from Old Turkic topur- ("to dry out") + suffix -ik, from Proto-Turkic *topra-k. Cognate with Azeri torpaq, Tatar tufraq, Uyghur tupraq, Yakut toburaχ, Kazakh topıraq, Chuvash tăpra. Related with Mongolian tobrag/tobarag ("dust"). The word shares a common root with Turkish toz ‎(dust).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /topˈɾɑk/
  • Hyphenation: top‧rak

Noun[edit]

toprak ‎(definite accusative toprağı, plural topraklar)

  1. earth (soil)
  2. dry soil
  3. country
  4. countryman
  5. territory
  6. land
  7. sand

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