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    çabuk

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    quick, fast
    • Çabuk bakkaldan ekmek al. Quick, go buy [a loaf of] bread at the market.

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    • Hadi çabuk uçağı kaçıracağız! Come on quick, we'll miss the plane!

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    çağdaş

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    modern, contemporary
    • Türkiye çağdaş bir ülkedir. Turkey is a modern country.

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    • İzmir laik ve çağdaş bir şehirdir. Izmir is a secular and modern city.

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    çağırmak

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    to call [out]
    • Çocuklar annem beni eve çağırıyor... Guys, my mom is calling me home...

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    • Hadi Can hoca bizi çağırıyor. Let's go John, the teacher is calling us.

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    çalmak

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    to steal or to play
    • Hey Dük... Sokağın başındaki barda çok güzel caz çalıyorlar. Hey Duke... They're playing some great Jazz at the bar up the street...

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    • Koşun, hırsız bakkaldan sigaraları çalıyor. Run get him, the thief is stealing cigarettes from the grocery store.

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    çalışmak

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    to work
    • çalışma, work, working, study;
      çalışkan, hard-working, industrious

    • Yarınki sınavıma çok çalışmalıyım. I have to study hard for my exam tomorrow.

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    • Yaşamak için çalışmaya ihtiyacım var. I need to work [at a job] in order to live.

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    çamaşır
  • dirty laundry, dirty clothes, laundry
  • underwear; underlinen, linen
  • alt çamaşir, underwear
    çanta
  • a (woman's) purse, handbag, or shoulder bag
  • a change purse
  • a briefcase, attaché case
  • a flight carry-on bag, traveling bag, valise; garment bag, suit bag, hanger case
  • a knapsack, rucksack; haversack
  • a game bag
  • colloquial a plastic bag or sack (with handles); plastic shopping bag
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    çare

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    a remedy, a cure
    • çaresiz, incurable, helpless, without remedy

    • Allahım ne olur bana bir çare bul... Com'n God, give me a break...

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    • Televizyon bozuksa çaresi televizyon servisine gitmek(tir). If the TV is broken the solution is to take it to a TV service-shop.

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    çarpmak

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    to strike, to hit, to run into
    • çarpma, a blow, stroke or a multiplication

    • Koşun caddede iki araç çarpıştı! Run go see, two vehicles collided in the street!

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    • Karanlıkta koşarken caddede direkle çarptım.
      I banged into a pole on the road while I was running in the dark.

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    çarşı

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    a market
    • Babam bizi akşam çarşıya götürecek. My Dad is going to take us to the mall this evening.

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    • Ali, ben çarşıya gidiyorum. Birşey ister misin?
      Ali, I'm going to the market. Do you need [want] anything?

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    çay

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    tea
    • Sabahları uyandığımda hep çay içerim. I always have tea when I get up in the morning.

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    • Bir bardak çay içer misiniz?
      Would you like to drink a glass of tea?

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    çekmekto pull
    • çekmece, a drawer
    • çekinmek, to avoid, abstain
    • çekişmek, to argue
    • çekişme, an argument
    çeliksteel 
    çembera circle 
    çeşita kind, sort, varietyçeşitli, various
    çevirmekto turn, to translateçeviri, a translation; çevirmen, a translator
    çevresurroundings, environment, "The Environment" 
    çıkarmakto take out, to pull out, to pick out, to get out, to remove, to take off, to bring out, to produce, to publish, to strike out, to omitçıkar, interest (from financial transaction);
    çıkarım, deduction;
    çıkarma, subtraction

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    The Lout [talking to himself]: Oh lordie. A woman sent me a letter saying,
    "I want to break up with you. Please send back my photograph
    [the one in your possession], signed Ayşe."

    The woman Ayşe: Huh...What's all this? [Someone] sent me
    a bunch of women's pictures...And there's a note...

    The Lout's note: I couldn't pick out [çıkaramadım] which one is yours.
    Please take the photo of yourself and send me back the others...


    Thanks to:
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    (Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ, Owner)
    and Volkan Atalay, creator of  'Maganda, The Lout'.
    Ankara
    2 January 2002
    çıkmakto go out, to come out, to be published, to depart, to leave, to go up, to climb up, to break out, to arise, to springçıkmaz, blind alley
    çıkış, an exit
    çılgınmad, crazy, wildçılgınlık, madness
    çıplaknakedçırılçıplak, buck naked, starkers, completely nude
    çiçek

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    flowerÇiçekler çok güzeldir. The flowers are beautiful.

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    Who spends more for flowers --
    Americans or Turks?


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    and calrity.

    çiftçifarmer
    • çiftlik, farm
      • Çiftçi çiftlikte çalışır. A farmer works on a farm.
      • Amcamın çiftliğinde çok hayvanlar var. My uncle has many animals on his farm.
    çizgia line
    • çizmek, to draw
    • çizgi film, a cartoon film; Çocuklar televizyonda çizgi film izliyor. The kids are watching cartoons on television.
    • çizgi roman, comic book, comics
    çocuk

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    child
  • Uzun boylu erkek çocuk nerede?

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    Where is the tall boy?

  • Boylu çocuk ağacın altında oturuyor.

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    The tall boy is sitting under the tree.

  • çokvery, muchçoğu, most (of), mostly
    çoğul, plural
    çoğunluk, majority
    Used in numerous Turkish idioms, phrases, and compound word constructions, such as:
    Çok şükür. Thank God, thank goodness.
    çok geçmeden, before long, soon
    çözmekto solve, to unfasten, to untieçözüm, a solution
    çözümleme, an analysis
    çukura hole, hollow, pit 
    çünkü

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    becauseO basketbol iyi oynayamaz çünkü boyu çok kısadır. He can't play basketball well because he's too short.

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  • Turkish Pronunciation
  • Turkish Accenting
  • Turkish Numbers Revealed
  • NewsReaders' Dictionary, Index
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  • Turkish Movies - Best-Looking Bad Girl of the 1970s, Sevda Ferdağ
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  • llustrated Nargile Users Guide -- and Encyclopedia
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  • Habibullah and the Great Cannon Caper
  • A simple Turkish 'thing'...
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  • Turkish Tango, Dance the Romance
  • Turkish Tongue Twisters
  • Turkish for Kids
  • Pop Quiz
  • Politically Incorrect Turkish Humor
  • Internet and Computer Terms
  • Gossipy Turkish Who's Who
  • Turkish Movies -- Conventional and 'Erotik', Index
  • We say softball, you say rounders...
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