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10 years ago

Let’s say “Hello!” to new people!

Let’s say “I love you!” to new people!
Seni seviyorum!

10 years ago
Okuz altinda buzagi aranmaz.
Do not search for a calf under an ox.
Havlayan kopek isirmaz.
The dog that barks much does not bite.
Vakitsiz oten horozun basini keserler.
The cock that crows at the wrong time is killed.
Yenilen pehlivan gurese doymaz.
A defeated wrestler is not tired of wrestling.
Ofke ile kalkan zararla oturur.
He who gets up (starts up) in anger, sits down with a loss.
Esek hosaftan ne anlar (anlamaz).
An ass does not appreciate fruit compote.
Ne ekersen, o'nu bicersin.
You harvest what you sow.
Bilmemek ayip degil, sormamak ayip.
It is not disgraceful to ask, it is disgraceful no to ask.
Bekarlik sultanliktir.
There is no soverinity like bachelorhood.
Sinek kucuktur, ama mide bulandirir.
The fly is small, but it is big enough to make one sick.
Kuzguna yavrusu sahin gorunur.
The raven sees its chickens as falcons.
Ignegi kendine batir cuvaldizi baskasina.
Stick the needle into yourself (to see how it hurts) before you thrust the packing-needle into others.
Kurtlu baklanin kor alicisi olur.
The buyer of the rotten beans is the blind man.
Suruden ayrilan koyunu kurt kapar.
The sheep separated from the flock is eaten by the wolf.
Ates dustugu yeri yakar.
An ember burns where it falls.
Cabuk parlayan cabuk soner.
What flares up fast, extinguishes soon.
Sakinilan goze cop batar.
An over-protected eye gets the speck (Being overly careful invites misfortunes).
Insan yedisinde ne ise yetmisinde de odur.
What a man is at seven is also what he is at seventy.
Agac yas iken egilir.
The green twig is easily bent.
Terzi kendi sokugunu dikemezmis.
Frincinin cocugu ac dolasirmis.
The shoemaker's child goes barefoot.
The baker's child goes hungery.
The plumber's house (roof) always leaks.
Bir tasla iki kus vurmak...
Killing two birds with one stone.
Bir elin nesi var, iki elin sesi var.
Two heads are better than one.
The Turkish Language
10 years ago
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Turkish belongs to the Turkic branch of the Altaic language family.The earliest Turkic inscriptions date from the 7th century C.E. and Islamic texts written in Turkic appear in the 11th century. Turkish, the language of modern Turkey, is spoken by about 60 million people. Other important Turkic languages are Azeri (15 million speakers) and Uzbek (14 million speakers). Turkish formerly used the same alphabet as Arabic, but has been written in the Latin alphabet since 1928 as mentioned above; since 1940, Azeri and Uzbek have been written in Cyrillic but efforts are now under way to replace it with Latin.


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