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Türkçe -- Îngilizce Sözlük
(Turkish -- English Dictionary)
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Turkish AcronymTurkish MeaningEnglish Meaning
A
A. S. İZ. Askeri Subay İnzibatMilitary Police, Military Police Officer. Turkish Military Police wear A.S.İZ. on their helmets. Seen as M.P. on US Military police helmets/armbands.
AA Anadolu Ajansı Anatolian Agency
AAM Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Ataturk Research Center
AB Avrupa Birliği European Union
ABD Amerika Birleşik Devletleri United States of America
AFP Fransız Basın Ajansı Agence France-Presse (AFP) is the oldest news agency in the world, and one of the three largest. (WIKIPEDIA)
age. Adı geçen eser [the] aforementioned [written] work
AGİK Avrupa Güvenlik ve İş Birliği Konferansı European Security and Cooperation Conference
AI Uluslararası Af Teşkilatı Amnesty International
AİDS İmmün yokluğu sendromu, bağışıklık yetersizliğiAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AİHM See the Geopolitical page. 
Akad.Akademi, akademi üyesiAcademy, academy member
AKDTYKAtatürk Kültür, Dil ve Tarih Yüksek KurumuAtaturk Culture, Language and History -- Higher Association
AKM Atatürk Kültür MerkeziAtaturk Culture Center
Alb. AlbayColonel
Alm.AlmancaGerman
anat.anatomianatomy
ant.antropolojianthropology
AOÇAtatürk Orman ÇiftliğiAtaturk Forestry Farm
APABD Haber Ajansı Associated Press
APSAcele Posta ServisiUrgent Postal Service
Apt.ApartmanApartment
Ar.ArapçaArab language
Ar. Gör.Araştırma GörevlisiResearch Official
ark.arkeolojiarcheology
As.Asker, askeri, askerlik Military, pertaining to the military
Asb.AstsubayNon-commissioned Officer
ASELSANAskeri Elektronik SanayiiMilitary Electronic Industry
Asist.AsistanAssistant
ASKİAnkara Su ve Kanalizasyon İdaresiAnkara Water and Sewerage Administration
astr.astronomiastronomy
astrol.astrolojiastrology
AŞTİAnkara Şehirler Arası Terminal İşletmesiAnkara Intercities Terminal Enterprise
ATAvrupa TopluluğuEuropean Community
Atğm.Asteğmenlowest ranking army officer (below a second lieutenant)
atm.atmosferatmosphere
ATOAnkara Ticaret OdasıAnkara Trade Association
Anadolu ÜniversitesiAnatolian University
Atatürk ÜniversitesiAtaturk University
Ankara ÜniversitesiAnkara Unversity
Av.AvukatLawyer
AYKAtatürk Yüksek Kurumu (AKDTYK'nin kısa adı)Ataturk Supreme Board (short name for the AKDTYK)
B
B BatıWest
B. Bay Mr.
bağ.bağlaçconjunction
BAğ-KUR Esnaf Sanatkarlar ve Diğer Bağımsız Çalışanlar Sosyal Sigortalar KurumuTradesmen, Artisans and Other Independent Social Security Persons Association
BBCİngiliz Radyo Televizyon KurumuBritish Broadcasting Corporation
Bçvş.BaşçavuşSergeant Major
BDT Bağımsız Devletler TopluluğuCommonwealth of Independent States
B.E.Büyük ElçiAmbassador
belgeç Belgegeçer (faks)[to] Fax
bitb. Bitki bilimi Botany
biy. BiyolojiBiology
bk.Bakınızlook to, look at
Bl. BölükMilitary company/squad
BMBirleşmiş MilletlerThe United Nations
Bn.BayanMiss/Mrs.
Bnb. BinbaşıArmy major, navy commander, airforce squadron leader
bot.BotanikBotanic
BOTAŞBoru Hatları ile Petrol Anonim ŞirketiPipe Lines and Petrol Transport Company, A.S. (like Ltd. or Inc.)
Böl.BölümMilitary Company/Squad
bs.baskı, basımother, publication edition [printing]
Bşk.Başkan, Başkanlık President, Presidency
BŞKBaşkomutanCommander-in-Chief
Bul.BulvarBoulevard
Bulg.BulgarcaBulgarian Language
Boğaziçi ÜniversitesiBosphorus University
C
C.Ciltvolume, tome, binding
Cad.CaddeStreet
CDKordiplomatikDiplomatic Corps
CIAABD Merkezi Haber Alma TeşkilatıCentral Intelligence Agency
cmsantimetrecentimeter
CMUKCeza Muhakemeleri Usulü KanunuCode of Criminal Procedure
coğ.coğrafyageography
COMECONDoğu Bloku Ülke Karşılıklı Ekonomik Yardım KonseyiCouncil for Mutual Economic Assistance
Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi[Turkish] Republic University
Ç
çev. Çeviren, çevirmeninterpreter, translator
ÇS Çimento Sanayii Cement Industries
ÇUKOBİRLİK Çukurova Pamuk Tarım Satış Kooperatifleri Birliği Çukurova Cotton Agriculture Sales Cooperative Union
ÇÜÇukurova ÜniversitesiÇukurova University
Çvş. Çavuş Sergeant
D
D.DoğuEast
dam.dekametredecameter
DAPDoğu Anadolu ProjesiEast Anatolian Project
db.Dil bilimiLanguage Science
dbl.Dil bilgisigrammar
DDTböcek öldürücüDicholo-diphenol-trichloro-ethane
(DDT, the insect killer)
DDYDevlet Deniz YollarıState Sea Roads
DGM See NRED page. 
DHKP-C See NRED page. 
DHMİDevlet Hava Meydanları İşletmesiGeneral Directorate of State Airports
DİEDevlet İstatistik EnstitüsüState Statistical Institute
dkdakikaminute
dldesilitredeciliter
DMODevlet Malzeme OfisiState Supplies Office
Doç.DoçentAssociate Professor
doğ.doğum, doğumu, doğum tarihibirthday, birth-date, birth history
DPTDevlet Planlama TeşkilatıState Planning Organization
Dr.DoktorDoctor
DSİDevlet Su İşleri State Water Works
DTCFDil ve Tarih-Coğrafya FakültesiLanguage and History-Geography Faculty
DADADünya Anti Doping AjansıWADA -- World Anti Doping Agency
In the news -- Turkish running champion's fall from grace...
Dz. Kuv. K.Deniz Kuvvetleri KomutanıNaval Forces Command
dzş.düzeltilmişcorrection (proofreading)
E
e.Edatparticle
Ecz.EczacıPharmacist
ed.EdebiyatLiterature
EGOElektik, Gaz, Otobüs Işletmeleri (Ankara Belediyesi)Electric, Gas, Bus Utilities Enterprise (for Metropolitan Ankara)
EKGElektrokardiyogram (Ka1p akım grafığı)Electrocardiogram (heart trend graph)
ekon.EkonomiEconomy
Ens.EnstitüInstitute
Erm.ErmeniceArmenian (language)
ESHOTElektrik, Su, Havagazı, Otobüs, Tramvay Işletmeleri (İzmir Belediyesi) Electric, Water, Piped Gas, Streetcar Utilities Enterprise (for the Izmir Municipality)
Ege ÜniversitesiAegean University (in Izmir)
F
F.Fiyatprice, cost
f.fiilverb
Fak.FakülteFaculty
Far.FarscaPersian (language)
FBIABD Federal Araştırma BürosuUSA (abbreviated as ABD) Federal Bureau of Investigation
fel.FelsefePhilosophy
FIFAUluslar Arası Futbol FederasyonuInternational Federation of Football Associations [or, in "original French"... Federation Internationale des Football Associations]
FILAUluslar Arası Amatör Güreş FederasyonuInternational Amateur Wrestling Federation [or, in "original French"...Federation Internationale de Lutte Amateur]
FIRUçuş hattı düzenlemesi
For arranging flight paths
[or, in "original English"... Flight Information Region]
fil.FilolojiPhilology
FISKOBİRLİKFındık Tarım Satış Kooperatifleri BirliğiHazelnut Agriculture Cooperative Association
fiz.FizyolojiPhysiology
FKBFizik, Kimya, Biyoloji (Bölümü)Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Department)
FKÖFilistin Kurtuluş ÖrgütüPalestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)
Fr.FransızcaThe French Language
G
GGuneySouth
ggramgram
GAPGüneydoğu Anadolu ProjesiSoutheast Anatolian Project
GBGüneybatıSouthwest
GBGümrük BirliğiCustoms Union
GDGüneydoğuSoutheast
Gen.GeneralGeneral
geom.GeometriGeometry
GESAMGüzel Sanat Eseri Sahipleri Meslek BirliğiProfessional Fine Arts Patrons Association
gn.Genelgeneral, common, public, pertaining to the public
Gnkur.Genel KurmayThe General Staff (military)
GOÜGazi Osmanpaşa ÜniversitesiUniversity named after the first Ottoman Emperor, Osman
Gön.GönderenSender (mail, fax, etc.)
GSMHGayrisafı milli hasılaGross National Product
H
hlhektolitrehectoliter (100 liters)
hmhektometrehectometer (100 meters)
H.O.Harp OkuluWar School
Hst.hastanehospital
Hacettepe ÜniversitesiHacettepe University (Ankara)
Hv. Kuv.Hava KuvvetleriThe Air Force
Hv. Kuv. K.Hava Kuvvetleri KomutanıThe Air Force Commander or Command
HYP See NRED page. 
Hz.HazretThe title used for Izlamic saints and other such important religious figures, e.g. Hazreti Muhammet -- the Prophet Muhammad
İ
İbr.İbranca (İbranice)Hebrew
İETTİstanbul Elektrik, Tünel, Tramvay İşletmesi Istanbul Electric, Tunnel, and Tramway Enterprise/Administration
İLESAM(Türkiye) İlim ve Edebiyat Eseri Sahipleri Meslek BirliğiScience and Literature Owners Works Association of Turkey
İMKB İstanbul Menkul Kiymetler BorsasıSee NRED page.
is.isimnoun, name
İSKİİstanbul Su ve Kanalizasyon İdaresiIstanbul Water and Sewerage Directorate/Administration
İSOİstanbul Sanayi OdasıIstanbul Industrial Association
İsp.İspanyolcaSpanish
İŞOTİstanbul Şehirler Arası Otobüs TeminaliIstanbul Inter-City Bus Terminal
İt.İtalyancaItalian
İTO See NRED page. 
İTÜİstanbul Teknik ÜniversitesiIstanbul Technical University
İÜİstanbul ÜniversitesiIstanbul University
L
LDP See NRED page. 
Ö
ÖİB See NRED page. 
ÖSS See NRED page. 
ÖTV See NRED page. 
T
TAAF Türkiye Amatör Atletizm FederasyonuTurkish Amateur Athletic Federation
which is the Turkish sub-division of the IAAF -- the International Amateur Athletic Federation...
In the news -- Turkish running champion's fall from grace...
TBMM See NRED page. 
TCK See NRED page. 
THY See NRED page. 
TJK Türkiye Jokey KülübüTurkish Jokey Club
TKB (1) Türkiye Kadınlar BirliğiTurkish Woman's Association
TKB (2) Türkiye Kalkınma BankasıTurkish Improvement Bank
TRT Türkiye Radio Televizyon Kurumuthe state-owned Turkish National Radio and Television Corporation;
the Turkish version of the United Kingdom's BBC.
TÜGİAD Türkiye Genç İşadamları DerneğiThe Association of Young Turkish Businessmen --
a generally secular organization
TÜSİAD Türkiye Sanayicileri ve İşadamları DerneğiThe Association of Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen -- a generally secular organization
Y
YÖK Yüksek Öğretim KuruluHigher Education Committee
YSKYüksek Seçim KuruluSupreme Election Committee
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  • Translating Turkish, the basics
  • Essential Turkish Vocabulary
  • Pretty Good Pronoun Charts
  • Turkish Verbs
  • Essential Idioms, Index
  • Essential Suffixes, Index
  • Sentence Structure, Standard
  • Turkish Pronunciation
  • Turkish Accenting
  • Turkish Numbers Revealed
  • Turkish Adjective Heaven -- or hell?
  • Other Turkish Language Difficulties
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  • Ferdi Tayfur - Arabesque (Arabesk) Singing Sensation
  • Turkish Movies - Best-Looking Bad Girl of the 1970s, Sevda Ferdağ
  • Bad Girls of the 1970s Turkish Cinema, Aliye Rona
  • Frequently asked questions about Turkey and the Turkish language
  • llustrated Nargile Users Guide -- and Encyclopedia
  • Our Honda Generator -- A Member of the Family
  • Habibullah and the Great Cannon Caper
  • A simple Turkish 'thing'...
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  • Profiles of the Turkish People
  • Turkish Terms Of Endearment
  • Turkish Personal Names
  • Politically Incorrect Turkish Humor
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  • Gossipy Turkish Who's Who
  • Turkish Movies -- Conventional and 'Erotik', Index
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