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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

TIR m pl (plural only)

  1. Initialism of Transports Internationaux Routiers (International Road Transports).

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

InitialismEdit

TIR

  1. trasporti internazionali su strada (International Road Transport)

NounEdit

TIR m (invariable)

  1. articulated lorry

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

TIR (definite accusative TIR'ı, plural TIR'lar)

  1. vehicle displaying a TIR plate
  2. heavy truck
    Gaziantep'te ters istikametlerden gelen hafriyat TIR'ları kafa kafaya çarpıştı.
    In Gaziantep, excavation trucks coming from opposite directions collided head-on.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Turkish, the word is an acronym, pronounced as a single syllable.
  • In the more general sense of "heavy truck", divorced from a notion of adhering to the regulations of the TIR convention, the spelling "tır" is more common.