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    T (~62 entries)  
    tabiiof course, naturallySee language-point illustration below.

    Elementary School student:
    Teacher, teacher! The bus-driver is crushing me!
    The teacher:
    Of course he's crushing [you]...
    God only knows what you've been up to.
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    Komikaze 2
    by Erdil Yaşaroğlu
    LeMan Basin Yayın Ltd Şti.
    Istanbul (March 1995)
    tahminan estimate, guesstahmin etmek, to guess
    takdima presentationtakdim etmek, to present
    takipa following, a pursuittakip etmek, to follow, to pursue
    takmakto attach, to connect up
    • takma kafana, don't concern yourself [with this matter], don't worry about it
    • takma, attaching, attached or artificial, false
    • takım, team
    taksitan installment, a paymenttaksitle, payment by installments
    talihlucktalihli, lucky (fortunate)
    talihsiz, unlucky
    tamwhole, full, completeTamam. OK. All right.
    tamamen, completely
    tamamlamak, to complete
    tamirrepairtamirci, repairman
    tamir etmek, to repair
    tanea piece, a unit, an item [often implied but not translated]tanesi, each one


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    about when to use
    tane, defa, kere and kez?
    Then peruse the following examples...
    • İki tane istiyorum. I want two [of those items].
    • Bu mandalinaların kilosu bir milyon lira, tanesi iki yüz bin lira. These tangerines are a million lira per kilo, that's two hundred-thousand lira each.
    • bu defa, this time
    • On defa ziyaret etti. He visited ten times.
    • bir kere, once (one time)
    • Üç kere dört on iki yapar. Three times four makes twelve.
    • ilk kez, the first time
    • bu kez, this time
    • Bu kez şanslı değildim. I wasn't lucky this time.
    tanımakto know, to recognizetanık, a witness
    tanıdık or tanış, an acquaintance
    tanışmak, to get acquainted with
    tanıştırmak, to introduce
    tanrıgod 
    tarafthe side, a sidetarafsız, impartial
    taraf tutmak, to take sides
    tarifa recipe, (map) directions, an explanation  
    tarihdate (on calendar), history 
    tartışmakto discuss, to argue, to debatetartışma, discussion, argument, debate
    taşa stone 
    taşımakto carryO ağır çantayı taşıyabilir misin? Can you carry that heavy bag?
    taşınmak, to move (to another place)
    tatflavor, tastetatlı, sweet
    tatsız, tasteless, unpleasant
    tatila vacation/holidayTatilde nereye gidiyorsunuz? Where are you going on holiday?
    tavsiyerecommendationtavsiye etmek, to recommend
    tavukchicken (hen)Kafeste on beş tavuk var. There are fifteen hens in the cage.
    tazefresh 
    tecavüzan attack, a rape [attempted] 
    tecrübeexperiencetecrübeli, experienced
    tecrübesiz, inexperienced
    tedavi(medical) treatmenttedavi etmek, to treat (medically)
    tedavi görmek, to receive treatment (medically)
    tedavi olmak, to receive treatment (medically), to be cured
    tehditthreattehdit etmek, to threaten, to menace
    tehlikedangertehlikeli, dangerous
    teksingle, just one
  • tek başına, by oneself alone
  • teker teker, one by one
  • tekerleme, tongue-twister
  • teklifproposalteklif etmek, to make a proposal
    tekraragaintekrar etmek, to repeat
    temelbasic, fundamental 
    temizclean
    • Sekiz temiz tişörtü var. He's got eight clean T-shirts.
    • temizlemek, to clean
    temsilrepresentationtemsilci, representative
    temsil etmek, to represent
    tepea hill or peakSisyphus her gün o tepeye tırmanır. Sisyphus climbs that hill everyday.
    terciha preferencetercih etmek, to prefer
    terkabandonment
    • terk etmek, to abandon, leave, quit; O toplantının bitmesinden önce terk etti. He left before the meeting was over.
    tersthe reverse, the oppositekumaşın tersi, the other side of the cloth
    teslima deliveryteslim etmek, to deliver
    teslim olmak, to surrender
    Teşekkür ederim.Thank you.
    • Yardımınıza teşekkür ederim. Thank you for your help.
    • teşekkürler, thanks
    teyzeauntOften used as a respectful endearment when a younger person speaks to a rather older woman. Vendors also use the term with older female customers.
    tıpkıjust like, exactly like
    • Most often (but not always) used together with gibi.
      • Kevin tıpkı babası gibi davranıyor. Kevin acts just like his father.
      • Kevin tıpkı babası. Kevin is the spitting image of his father.
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    commerce, business, trade 
    top

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    balltop oynamak, to play ball

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    toplam

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    total (amount)
    • toplama, addition [math]

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    • toplamak, to gather, collect, add;

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      Lütfen, dört bin yedi yüz elli beş ile üç yüz doksan dokuzu toplayın. Please add four thousand seven hundred fifty-five and three hundred ninety-nine.

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    toprak[plain] earth, soil, land, and sometimes, The Earth 
    torpilinfluence, a backer/supporter or a torpedo 
    törenceremony 
    tuhafodd, strange, weird 
    tuşkey [on a computer or piano keyboard], a [wrestling] fall, a fencing touchè, touch [artistically speaking]tuş etmek, to win
    tuş olmak, to accept losing
    tuşa gelmek, to be thrown
    tuşa getirmek, to throw one's opponent
    tutmak

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    to hold, to keep
    • tutar, he holds

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    • tutar, total, sum

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    • tutarlı, coherent, consistent

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    • tutarsız, incoherent, inconsistent

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    • oruç tutmak, to fast [from eating/drinking];

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      İslam'ın beş şartından üçüncüsü, mübarek ramazan ayında her gün oruç tutmaktır. The third of the five 'pillars' [stipulations] of Islam is to fast every day during the holy month of Ramazan.

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    tuvalettoilet 
    tuzsalt 
    tüccarmerchant 
    tüfek

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    rifle, gunTüfekten nefret ediyorum.
    I despise guns.

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    tümwhole 
    türkind, sort 
    tüyhair, feather, fur 
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