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Turkish

[tur-kish] /ˈtɜr kɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from Turkey or the Turks.
2.
of or pertaining to the language of Turkey.
3.
(loosely) Turkic.
noun
4.
the Turkic language of Turkey.
Abbreviation: Turk.
5.
(loosely) Turkic.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; Turk + -ish1
Related forms
Turkishly, adverb
Turkishness, noun
anti-Turkish, adjective
non-Turkish, adjective, noun
pro-Turkish, adjective
pseudo-Turkish, adjective
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  • The main language from which the borrowings were made, was Turkish.
British Dictionary definitions for Turkish

Turkish

/ˈtɜːkɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Turkey, its people, or their language
noun
2.
the official language of Turkey, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family See also Osmanli
Derived Forms
Turkishness, noun
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