See also: تركي, تركی, and بركي

Persian edit

 
Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
ترکی
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Etymology edit

تُرْک(tork) +‎ ⁧ـی(-i)

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? turkī
Dari reading? turkī
Iranian reading? torki
Tajik reading? turkī

Adjective edit

Dari ترکی
Iranian Persian
Tajik туркӣ

تُرْکی (torki)

  1. Turkish

Noun edit

Dari ترکی
Iranian Persian
Tajik туркӣ

تُرْکی (torki)

  1. Turkish

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Descendants edit

  • Hindustani:
    • Hindi: तुर्की (turkī)
    • Urdu: ⁧تُرْکِی(turkī)

Urdu edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Classical Persianترکی(turkī). By surface analysis, ⁧ترک(turk) +‎ ⁧ـی().

Adjective edit

تُرْکِی (turkī) (Hindi spelling तुर्की)

  1. of or belonging to a Turk; Turkish, Turk-like
  2. a horse of Turkish breed

Noun edit

تُرْکِی (turkīf (Hindi spelling तुर्की)

 ⁧ترکی زبان⁩ on Urdu Wikipedia
  1. the Turkish language
  2. Turk-like qualities or habits, oppression, haughtiness, insolence, etc. (see ⁧ترک(turk))
Derived terms edit
  • ترکی بہ ترکی(turkī ba-turkī, insolence for insolence, etc.; tit for tat; a Rowland for an Oliver (e.g. ⁧جواب ترکی بہ ترکی دینا(jawāb turkī ba-turkī denā, to answer insolence with insolence, to give tit for tat))
  • ترکی تمام ہونا(turkī tamām honā (-kī), one's pride or haughtiness to come to an end; to be humbled or abased; to be undone or ruined; to be all over (with))

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References edit

  • ترکی”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “ترکي”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • ترکی”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.

Etymology 2 edit

 
Urdu Wikipedia has an article on:
ترکی
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Phono-semantic matching of English Turkey.

Proper noun edit

تُرْکی (turkīm (Hindi spelling तुर्की)

  1. Turkey (a country in Asia and Europe) [from 20th c.], Republic of Turkey
    Synonyms:ترکیہ(turkiyah), ⁧ترکیے(turkīye)
Usage notes edit

ترکی(turkī) is the most common way to refer to the Republic of Turkey. However, the Government of Pakistan has started using ⁧ترکیہ(turkiyah) more frequently upon the change of the official English name to the Republic of Türkiye, with an alternative spelling of ⁧ترکیے(turkīye).

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