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    G (~26 entries)  
    gazete

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    newspaper 
    gece

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    night
  • İyi geceler, Good night.

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  • geceleyin, at night

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  • geç

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    • late, delayed
    • Pass it! Don't waste your time on it!
      [The command form of the verb geçmek.]
    • geç kalmak, to be late

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    • Niçin geç kaldın? Why are you late?

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    • Özür dilerim, geciktim. I'm sorry, I'm late.

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    • geçen, last

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    • geçmek, to pass by/through

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    • geçinmek, to make a living

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    • geçmiş, past

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    • Geçmiş olsun, May it pass. (Said to anyone who has suffered a setback -- due to illness or adversity.)

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    • geçici, temporary

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    • geçe, past

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      saat onu beş geçe, at five [minutes] past ten [o'clock]

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    gelecek

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    next, the futureThis spelling also forms the Turkish verbal phrase: He/she/it will come...
    gelmek

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    to come  
    geniş

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    wide 
    gerçek

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    truth
  • gerçekleştirmek to realize (fulfill), to make something a reality

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  • Gerçekten mi? Oh, really?

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  • Gerçekten. Really. It's true.

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  • gerçekçi a realist; realistic

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  • gerek
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    1. necessary, needed, need, necessity, requirement
    2. used with conditional ending attached to verb stem to show strong possiblility
    3. used with verbal nouns to form necessitative expressions
    4. whether ... or
    5. both ... and
    1. Bize oynayabilecek bir adam gerek.

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      We need a guy who can play.
      [A man who will be able to play is necessary to us.]

    2. Onun bel problemi o odanın neminden ileri gelse gerek.

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      It's likely that his back problem arises from the damp in his room.

    3. Saat dokuzda işte olması gerek.

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      She needs to be at work at nine o'clock.

    4. gerek ... gerek, whether/or...
      See example translation.
    5. gerek ... gerek, both/and...
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    geri

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    back, the space behind, the rest
    • geri dönmek, to turn back, return

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    • geri kalan, remaining, the remainer, the rest, the leftovers

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    • Geri kalan zamanı ise, oğluna ayırırdı. As for the rest of the time, he reserved it for his son. Also see the Turkish Idioms page.

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    getirmek

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    to bring [someone, something] [from one place] [to another place or person]Postacı evimize postayı getirir. The postman brings the mail to our home.

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    gibi

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    1. Usually used as a postpostion (preposition): like, as
    2. ...or, after a predicate: almost, nearly, as soon as
    3. or, as a conjunction (on its own): as soon as
    4. ...or, together with sanki, as a conjunction: as, as if, as though

    Other Meanings/Uses:
    1. In idioms...
    2. As an 'intensifier'...
    3. As a 'helper', in adjectival phrases
    4. As a 'helper', in adverbial phrases
    1. like, as
      • yuvarlanan bir taş gibi, like a rolling stone

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      • Dediğim gibi yapın. Do as I say.135

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    2. almost, nearly, as soon as
      • Annemin sabrı bugün benimle yok gibi. Mother has almost no patience with me today.

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    3. as soon as...
      • Yemeği yediği gibi sofradan kalktı. He got up from the table as soon as he finished eating.135

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    4. as, as if, as though...
      • Sanki kıtlık olacakmış gibi yiyecek depo ediyorlar. They're storing food as if there is going to be a famine.135

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    Other Meanings/Uses:
    1. In idioms:
      • mis gibi, clean and sweet smelling

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    2. As an 'intensifier', with tıpkı...
    3. As a 'helper', in adjectival phrases...
      • Aslan gibi adam.127 He's a lion-like man.

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    4. As a 'helper', in adverbial phrases...
      • Aslan gibi dövüştüler.127 They fought like lions.

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    girmek


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    to enter, to go in, to fit in, to begingirecek delik aramak,


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    to look for a hole to crawl into and hide

    gitmek


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    to go
    • Bart saat dokuzda işe gider.


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      Bart goes to work at nine.

    • Gidelim.


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      Let's go.

    • gittikçe, gradually -- Hava gittikçe kötü oluyor.


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      The weather is gradually getting worse.

    gök


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    sky 
    göndermek


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    to send, to send off, to see someone off 
    görme

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    sight, visiongörmek,

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    to see


    görülmek,

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    to be seen


    görünmek,

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    to appear


    görünüş,

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    appearance


    görüşme,

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    conversation, discussion, interview



    görüşmek,

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    to speak with, to meet with


    görev,

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    mission, duty, job, function


    -e/a göre,

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    according to, since

    göstermek


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    to showgösteri,

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    a show, a display


    gösterişli,

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    [excessively] showy

    götürmek


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    to take something from one place to another, remove from a place, to take away, to steal, to ruin 
    gözeyeGözleriniz ne renktir? What color/colour are your eyes?
    gözlük, eyeglasses; Brad'ın gözlüğü pahalıdır. Brad's eyeglasses are expensive.
    gülmelaughing, laughter
    • gülmek, to laugh; Siz niye gülersiniz? Why do you laugh?
    • gülmece, humor, comical writing
    • Güle güle. Goodbye. [Said by the person who will remain in place to the person who is departing the place.]
    • Also used with 'well wishing' phrases, such as:
      • Güle güle gidin. Have a good trip.
      • Güle güle giyin. Enjoy (wearing that new piece of clothing).
      • Güle güle kullanın. Enjoy (using that new item you bought).
    gündayGünaydın. Good morning.
    gündem, daily events
    güneysouth 
    güzelbeautiful, lovely, very nice
    • Bu çiçekler güzeldir. These flowers are beautiful.
    • güzellik, beauty, good looks; Avusturalya Açık Tenis Turnuvası'nda ikinci tura yükselen İsviçreli Martina Hingis ile Rus Anna Kournikova, raketlerinin yanı sıra güzelliklerile de tenisseverleri büyülüyor. The Swiss Martina Hengis and the Russian Anna Kournakova (who have advanced to the second-round in the Australian Open Tennis Tournament) are charming tennis lovers with their rackets along with their good looks. Gözcü Gazetesi, 18 Jan 2002
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