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Turkey has rich folklore.


Meaning of turkish words used in the text.


Abdest : Religious ablution
Aga: Officer, chief
Anka: Mythical bird
"Amin!":"Amen!"
Bey: Nobleman
"Bismillah": "In the name of God"
Cadi:Judge
Chibouqu : Pipe with long stem
Dady: Nurse
Dervish: Mendicant monk
Dew: Evil spirit
Djami: Oratory
"Essalaam alejkum": "Peace be upon you"
Feredje: Overcoat
Fez :The characteristic Turkish red cap (formerly made in Fez, Morocco)
Han : Inn
Helwa : Turkish delight
Hodja :Teacher, letter-writer
Houri : Large-eyed girl figuring in Paradise
Padishah: Sultan
Peri : Fairy
Pilaf : Mutton with rice
Pir : An old man
Tawla: A game; backgammon board
Tellal : Auction agent
Tespih : Rosary
Turbe : Tomb
Vali : Governor of province
Vezir : Prime minister
"Wallahi!" : "By God!"

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