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|Nahçivan||Nakhitchevan -- a tiny autonomous republic (which is affiliated with Azerbaijan) that borders on the far east of Turkey||In the news: Oy! Such a short memory... Tiny Nakhitchevan deals unfriendly blow to Turkish trucker-pride -- As of 1 March 2005, Turkish vegetable truckers must obtain a visa to travel within the miniscule Republic of Nakhitchevan. The new visa requirement is particularly galling to the drivers because Turkey gave succor to then-desperate Nakhitchevan during the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the 1990's. Gözcü Gazetesi, |
|nakliye||transport||nakliye ucağı; [a] transport airplane|
|namus cinayeti||honor killing -- an horrific still-extant custom of murder... most usually inflicted on Anotolian women by male relatives, fiances, boyfriends, lovers, etc.|
At right, the 14 year-old girl (V.Y.) and the 15 year-old boy (A.O.) had been pledged to each other in an unofficial imam-officiated ceremony. And... the boy murdered the young girl because she was seen holding the arm of a male friend in public. The murdering boy's mother supported the action saying, "My son cleansed his honor."
murder is murder...
26 Sept 2003
|Nataşa/Nataşalar||nickname used for young Russian prostitutes||Certainly in Istanbul, these young women have found a 'receptive audience' -- for years.|
|Nepal (Nepallı, Nepalce/Nepali)||[the kingdom of] Nepal (a Nepalese person/thing, the language of Nepal)||Almost everyone speaks English in the capital city of Katmandu...|
Regional map of Nepal
including some vital statistics --
Left click for image enlargement.
|Nijerya (Nijeryalı, İngilizce)||The Federal Republic of Nigeria (a Nigerian person/thing, the language of Nigeria [English])||A finalist country for the 2002 Football/Soccer World Cup tournament...|
nişangah; [shooting] target;
rear sight [of a gun]
Also see keskin nişancı.
'That last one was kinda close...
Could you aim a little higher, please?'
Left click for photo-article enlargement.
|Normandiya||Normandy or |
[historical region of northwest France]
|Normandiya Çıkarması, [the] Normandy Landing -- also called the Normandy Invasion or Operation Overlord. It was the WW II operation that initiated Allied-force invasion of western Europe on June 6, 1944..|
|Norveç (Norveç/Norveçli, Norveççe)||Norway (a Norwegian person/thing, the Norwegian language)||Norveç Nobel Komitesi; Norwegian Nobel-prize Committee - a group of five individuals responsible for selecting the annual winners of the Nobel Prize for Peace.|
|nötron bombası||neutron bomb|
|nüfus||population||nüfus yoğunluğu; population density|
|nükleer denizaltı||nuclear submarine|
|nükleer silahlar ||nuclear weapons|
|nükleer tehdit ||nuclear threat|
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