turks

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Etymology[edit]

Via various European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Turkish Türk (Turk), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

turks m (1st declension, feminine form: turciete)

  1. a Turk, a Turkish man, a man from Turkey or of Turkish descent
    kā Otello sodīja to turku, kas bija noziedzies pret Venēciju, tāpat viņš soda sevi — as Othello pusnished the Turk who had offended Venice, he also punished himself
    mana vectēva jaunākais brālis Juris ilgus gadus dienējis zaldātos, karojis ar turkiem — my grandfather's younger brother Juris served as a soldier for many years, he fought the Turks
  2. (genitive plural) Turkish, pertaining to Turkey and its people
    turku valoda — the Turkish language
    turku kafijaTurkish coffee
    turku zobensTurkish sword
    turku minaretiTurkish minarets
    turku sultānsTurkish sultan

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Noun[edit]

turks

  1. indefinite genitive singular of turk