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General Crossword Questions for “turkish”

  • From Constantinople, perhaps
  • Sweet delight in steamy bath?
  • Language descriptive of Bath?


  • Concurrently, the newly founded Turkish Language Association initiated a drive to reform Turkish uses second-person pronouns that distinguish varying levels of politeness, social. — “Turkish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • b This includes Turkish Cypriots. c Government immigration figures on the number of Turks in the US estimates Furthermore, these figures do not include ethnic Turkish minorities from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Iraq, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania or. — “Turkish people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Ottoman Turkish language or Ottoman language (Turkish: Osmanlıca or Osmanlı Türkçesi, Ottoman Turkish: لسان عثمانی‎ lisân-ı Osmânî) is the variety of the Turkish language that was used as the administrative and literary language of the Ottoman Empire. — “Ottoman Turkish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • Perhaps for this reason, as they hold a doctrine which our own physicians will doubtless approve–viz., that regular transpiration through the pores of the skin is essential to health, they habitually use the sweating-baths to which we give the name Turkish or Roman, succeeded by douches of perfumed waters. — “The Coming Race” by EGEL Bulwer-Lytton
  • "The very devil would be in it in that case," said Sancho; and letting off thirty "ohs," and sixty sighs, and a hundred and twenty maledictions and execrations on whomsoever it was that had brought him there, he raised himself, stopping half-way bent like a Turkish bow without power to bring himself upright, but with all his pains he saddled his ass, who too had gone astray somewhat, yielding to the excessive licence of the day; he next raised up Rocinante, and as for him, had he possessed a tongue to complain with, most assuredly neither Sancho nor his master would have been behind him. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • And you, too, were there, Sultans with long pipes reclining beneath arbours in the arms of Bayaderes; Djiaours, Turkish sabres, Greek caps; and you especially, pale landscapes of dithyrambic lands, that often show us at once palm trees and firs, tigers on the right, a lion to the left, Tartar minarets on the horizon; the whole framed by a very neat virgin forest, and with a great perpendicular sunbeam trembling in the water, where, standing out in relief like white excoriations on a steel-grey ground, swans are swimming about. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • The man who had disappeared returned suddenly on the opposite side to that by which he had left; he made a sign with his head to the sentinel, who, turning to the boat, said, "S'accommodi." The Italian s'accommodi is untranslatable; it means at once, "Come, enter, you are welcome; make yourself at home; you are the master." It is like that Turkish phrase of Moliere's that so astonished the bourgeois gentleman by the number of things implied in its utterance. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Look! see yonder Turkish cheeks of spotted tawn–living, breathing pictures painted by the sun. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • The Montero-cap I shall describe by and bye.–The Turkish tobacco-pipes had nothing particular in them, they were fitted up and ornamented as usual, with flexible tubes of Morocco leather and gold wire, and mounted at their ends, the one of them with ivory,–the other with black ebony, tipp'd with silver. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne

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