The Alternative Turkish Dictionary: it

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it pronunciation
  • [itˈ]
etymology From otk ıt (“dog”), from Proto-Turkic *īt, *ıyt, *ɨt, *it.
noun: {{tr-noun}}
  1. (often, derogatory) dog
  2. (derogatory, pejorative) scoundrel, detestable person
Not historically derogatory, and still used as the primary term for "dog" in the countryside. Usually, if a dog is a stray or feral, it can be referred to as "it" as well. The more usual word is köpek, which is also pejorative and derogatory when used for a person.
verb: {{head}}
  1. second-person singular imperative of itmek (to push)

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