Turk


Turk

Turk or Turkish may refer to:

Places

* Something relating to or from Turkey
* Something relating to or from the Ottoman Empire, the historic empire of Turkish people from the 13th to the early 20th century
* "The Turks", a common abbreviation for the Maumturks, the chain of mountains in the west of Ireland
* The Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean
* Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Languages

* The Turkic languages family
* The Turkish language

People / Groups

* A member of the Turkic peoples
* A member of the Turkish people
* A citizen or a resident of Republic of Turkey
* A member of a Mestee group living in South Carolina.
* The Göktürks, a Turkic people of ancient Central Asia
* A Muslim subject of the Ottoman Empire, though this use is archaic
* An Azeri in Iran
* The Young Turks, a political party in the late Ottoman Empire
* New Bomb Turks, a garage punk band
* Turks are minor villains in the "Final Fantasy VII" series of games

Individuals

* Danilo Türk, president of Slovenia
* Turk (rapper), a rapper for the Cash Money Records label, one of the members of the Hot Boys
* Christopher Turk, a character played by Donald Faison on the American sitcom "Scrubs"
* Philippe Liégeois, a comic book artist whose pen name is Turk
* Virgil Sollozzo, a character in "The Godfather" who is nicknamed "The Turk"

Technology

* The Turk, a fake chess-playing automaton
* Amazon Mechanical Turk or MTurk, a web service

TV

* Turks, a 1999 TV series starring William Devane
* , an episode of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles"
** "The Turk" a chess computer from the TV series .

See also

*
* Turkey (disambiguation)


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  • Türk — oder Tuerk ist der Familienname von: Ahmet Türk (* 1946), türkischer Politiker Alex Türk (* 1950), französischer Politiker Alexander Türk (* 2001), deutscher Jungschauspieler Daniel Gottlob Türk (1750–1813), deutscher Organist, Musiktheoretiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • turk — turk·dom; turk·i·cize; turk·ish·ly; turk·ish·ness; turk·ism; turk·ize; turk·man; turk·me·ni·an; turk; turk·ic; turk·ish; turk·men; …   English syllables

  • Turk — Turk, n. [Per. Turk; probably of Tartar origin: cf. F. Turc.] 1. A member of any of numerous Tartar tribes of Central Asia, etc.; esp., one of the dominant race in Turkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A native or inhabitant of Turkey. [1913 Webster] 3. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turk — (acortado de Young Turk ), nacido como Tab Virgil, Jr. en New Orleans, Luisiana, en 1981, es un rapero estadounidense. Turk fue descubierto por los propietarios de Cash Money Records (los hermanos Ronald Slim Williams y Bryan Baby Williams), que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Turk — steht für: Christian Turk (* 1973), ein deutscher Comiczeichner und Buchautor Herwig Turk (* 1964), österreichischer Künstler Horst Turk (1935–2008), ein deutscher Literaturwissenschaftler Rifaat Turk (* 1954), israelischer Fußballspieler,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turk — c.1300, from Fr. Turc, from M.L. Turcus, from Byzantine Gk. Tourkos, Pers. turk, a national name, of unknown origin. Said to mean strength in Turkish. Cf. Chinese tu kin, name given c.177 B.C.E. as that of a people living south of the Altai… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Turk — Turk1 [tʉrk] n. [ME Turke < MFr Turc < ML Turcus < Turk Türk] 1. a member of any of the Turkic speaking peoples of central Asia 2. a member of the principal ethnic group of Turkey or, formerly, the Ottoman Empire 3. a person born or… …   English World dictionary

  • Türkədi — or Tyurkedi or Tyurkedy may refer to: *Türkədi, Kurdamir, Azerbaijan *Türkədi, Sabirabad, Azerbaijan …   Wikipedia

  • Turk|me|ni|an — «turk MEE nee uhn», adjective. of or having to do with Turkomans …   Useful english dictionary

  • Türk — Türk, 1) Daniel Gottlob, geb. 1751 in Klaußnitz bei Chemnitz, war seit 1787 Organist in Halle, u. st. daselbst 1813. Er schrieb, außer einer Menge Clavier u. Gesangcompositionen zum Unterricht, Kurze Anweisung zum Generalbaßspielen, Halle 1791, 5 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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