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|kabul etmek||to accept, to agree with someone's proposal|
Women victims too...
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| In the news: 4 March 2005...|
Women victims too -- Several women, who dined out at respectable local restaurants in Istanbul and Bursa last evening, fell ill after drinking what turned out to be counterfeit rakı -- stupidly made by incompetent crooks from deadly poisonous methyl alcohol (instead of the usual ethyl alcohol, which is non-poisonous in moderation). Of those women taken ill, three died -- bringing to 23 the total number of (male and female) deaths due to poisonous counterfeit rakı since midweek. Smuggled Bulgarian and 'non-poisonous' counterfeit Turkish rakı began appearing on the underground market as the tax on legal rakı (imposed by the teetotaling religious-right ruling AKP) continued to rise steadily after the AKP took power in 2003. And, up until now, the smuggled and non-poisonous counterfeit rakı has been enjoying a brisk and thriving trade. But, when the poisonous rakı 'batch' reached the market this past week, it began killing male victims at once
|kağıt||paper, playing card||üçkağıtçı|
a swindler, con man
|kalabalık||crowd, crowded||Burası çok kalabalık.|
It's very crowded here.
Also see illustrative cartoon below.
The Lout --
a writer by trade?
|kalmak||to remain, to stay in place|
|kamu||public||kamuoyu, public opinion|
kamuoyu yoklaması, opinion poll
|kara||land or black|
|karar||decision||karar vermek, to make a decision
kararlı, determined, resolute
'Başkanı Bush çok kararlı'...
|karışık||[-la/-a] karışmak, to mix with, to get mixed up, to interfere, meddle in; Bir daha senin işine karışmam. I'll never meddle in your business again.|
|karşı||opposite, across from, against|
|kaybetmek||to lose (something)||kaybolmak, [for someone] to be lost|
|kazanmak||to win, to earn|
|-(y)ken||Suffix meaning while or when. The word iken is the stand-alone equivalent of the suffix.|
|kendi||self||Click following to learn |
|kere||See explanation at tane...|
|kesmek||to cut||Aşçı soğanı kesti. The cook cut the onion.|
|keşke||A word (almost as redundant as eğer) used to reinforce the past conditional verb tense |
|kez||See explanation at tane...|
|kırmızı||red, the color|
|kız||daughter, girl, virgin, maiden|
|kişi||person, human being|
|kolay||easy||Bu kolay bir sorudur. This is an easy question.
Kolay gelsin. Let [your work] come easily.
kolaylaştırmak, to make [something] easy, to facilitate
|konuşma||speaking, talk, lecture, speech||konuşmak to speak, to talk, to discuss|
|korumak||to protect, defend||koruyucu, guardian, protector|
|koyun||sheep (usually mature sheep)|
|kötü||bad||Bu ürün iyi mi, yoksa kötü mü? Is this product good or bad?|
köylü kızı; (innocent) village girl
|kullanmak||to use||kullanılmış, second-hand, previously owned good(s)|
|kuruluş||establishment, organization||kurmak, to establish|
|kusur||fault, defect, flaw||kusursuz, perfect|
Kusura bakma. I hope you'll pardon me; please overlook my shortcomings.
|kurtarmak||to rescue||kurtulmak, to escape|
|kuzu||young sheep (lamb)|
|küçük||small, little||Kızılırmakla Yeşilırmak Kara Denize, Büyük Menderesle Küçük Menderes Ege Denizine dökülür. The Kızılirmak [River] and the Yeşilirmak [River] spill into the Black Sea, and the Big and Small Menderes Rivers spill into the Aegean Sea.|
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