Turki

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Turki a subfamily of Altaic languages
    • n Turki any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
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Usage

In literature:

What is your Turkis?
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
There are also many turkies, as large as in Holland, but in some years less than in others.
"Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664" by Various
Besides, he knows no Turki.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
Told me the whole story of his gains by the Turky prizes, which he owns he hath got about L5000 by.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1666" by Samuel Pepys
The mother-language of Baber was Turki (of which the Turkish of Constantinople is a dialect).
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
There are also abundance of partridges, turkies, and guinea fowls, though the island is not inhabited.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII." by Robert Kerr
The Peshawar valley was probably ruled by the Turki Shahiya kings of Kabul.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
In TURKY, dances have been, as of old in Greece, and elsewhere instituted in form of a religious ceremony.
"A Treatise on the Art of Dancing" by Giovanni-Andrea Gallini
Meeting, however, with no turkies, he had discharged his gun at a large snake which crossed his path.
"Heroes and Hunters of the West" by Anonymous
Wild turkies, geese, ducks, partridges, etc.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Taking wild turkies, 256 91.
"The History of Virginia, in Four Parts" by Robert Beverley
Muzahim b. Khaqan al-Turki, 253-254 (867-868).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The life of the turkies here exist after Christmas.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
He was assassinated in 1866, and his successor, Seyyid Turki, reigned till 1888.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
The language of the Kirghiz is Turki and their religion that of Mahomet.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Besides, he knows no Turki.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
We could not wait for you, for fear of the Turkis.
"The Treasure of the Tigris" by A. F. Mockler Ferryman
Some of these groups have intermingled with the neighbouring Turki peoples, and even speak Turki dialects.
"Man, Past and Present" by Agustus Henry Keane
Turkies bring fifty to seventy-five cents each.
"The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852" by Ben Casseday
It was built by the Turki slave Eibuk, and one can forgive him much in that he left the world such a thing of beauty to be a joy for ever.
"India Through the Ages" by Flora Annie Steel
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In poetry:

The summer sun was setting, and the summer air was still,
The couple went a-walking in the shade of Summer Hill.
The wasteful sunset faded out in turkis-green and gold,
Ulysses pleaded softly, and . . . that bad Delilah told!
"Delilah" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

To reassure government officials there that Saudi national Homaidan al-Turki was treated fairly when he was convicted of sexually abusing an Indonesian nanny whom he had held captive in his home in Aurora.
Journal of a Palestinian Exile by Fawaz Turki Monthly Review Press, 188 pp.
Nicholas Jarecki's thriller set against the backdrop of high finance is produced by Saudi filmmaker Mohammed Al Turki.
The statement, which was carried on the official Saudi Press Agency, added that Sultan 's funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon in Riyadh at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque.
It's important to note that the energy proclamation by Prince Turki (a classmate of Bill Clinton's at Georgetown) needs to be taken in context.
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