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Turki

[tur-kee, too r-] /ˈtɜr ki, ˈtʊər-/
noun
1.
the Turkic languages of central Asia, taken collectively.
adjective
2.
of or relating to Turki or to the peoples speaking these languages.
Origin of Turki
< Persian, equivalent to Turk Turk + suffix of appurtenance
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  • They speak the same language as the Turkoman—Turki—and have the same disposition, tastes, and ferocity.

    At the Court of the Amr John Alfred Gray
  • The language of the Kirghiz is Turki and their religion that of Mahomet.

  • Here speaks the man reared in touch with European classics; (pure) Turki though it uses no relatives (Radloff) is lucid.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • We now know that these characters present little difficulty when the composite origin of the Turki people is borne in mind.

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
  • On a board at the top of each post, or farsang as it is called, the distances were very legibly written in Turki.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Senkovski brought it over from his archetype; Mr. Salemann sent it to me in its original Turki form.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
British Dictionary definitions for Turki

Turki

/ˈtɜːkɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Turkic languages, esp those of central Asia
2.
of or relating to speakers of these languages
noun
3.
these languages collectively; esp Eastern Turkic
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