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TurkishEdit

 
sırtlan

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to sırt (coarse back hairs of an animal) + -lan (suffix denoting a wild, predatory animal). Compare aslan (lion), yılan (snake), kaplan (tiger).

NounEdit

sırtlan (definite accusative sırtlanı, plural sırtlanlar)

  1. hyena (animal)