türmə

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Russian тюрьма́ (tjurʹmá), although originally a Turkic word. See Bashkir төрмә (törmä) for more.

NounEdit

türmə (definite accusative türməni, plural türmələr)

  1. (colloquial) prison
    türmədə yatmaqto be in prison
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Usage notesEdit

Use of türmə, although widespread, is perceived as a Russianism and therefore proscribed.