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Turkish chart terms

Below is a selection of Turkish terms found on charts and in nautical publications.
Ada Island
Adacık Islet
Ağaç Tree
Ağız Mouth
Ak White
Akınktı Current
Azız Saint
Balçık Clay, mud, silt
Bankı Bank, shoal
Batak Swamp, marsh, quicksand
Batı West, west wind
Bayrak direği Flagstaff
Bel Pass
Beyaz White
Bikın Beacon
Boğaz Strait
Bucak Creek
Burnu, burun Cape, headland, point
Bük Bay
Büyük Great
Buz Ice
Çakıl Gravel
Çamur Mud
Çay River, stream
Çıkış yeri Landing place
Dağ Mountain
Dalgakıran Detached breakwater
Demiryeri Anchorage
Deniz Sea
Dere Stream, valley
Dil Isthmus, point
Direk Mast
Doğu East, sunrise
Dok Dock
Döküntü Reef
Doruk Peak
Duba Pontoon
Fabrika Factory
Fener Lighthouse
Garb, -p West
Gécit Channel
Girinti Creek
Göl Lake
Gümrük Customs
Gün doğrusu East, east wind
Güney South
Güneybatı South-west
Güneybağu South-east
Harabe Ruin
Hastane Hospital
Hisar Fort
Inside
İrmak River
Iskele Landing place
Kale Fort
Kanal Canal, channel
Kara Black, land, mainland
Kaya Rock
Kayalık Reef
Kilise Church
Kırmızı Red
Koy Bay
Köprü Bridge
Körfez Bay, gulf
Köy Village
Küçük Small
Kule Tower, spire
Kumlukıyı Sandy shore
Kumsal Sandy beach, sandbank
Kuzey North
Kuzeybatı North-west
Kuzeydoğu North-east
Liman Bay, harbour, port
Liman başkanı Harbour master
Liman başkanlığı Harbour master office
Limanreisi Harbour master
Monastır Monastery
Mansap Estuary, mouth of river
Mendirek Mole, breakwater
Mercan Coral
Minare Minaret
Nehir, nehri River
Şamandıra Buoy, float
Şarı Yellow
Sarp Cliff, steep, rough, rocky, stony
Sato Castle
Şehir City, town
Sığlık Bank, shoal
Siyah Black
Sırt Ridge
Su Stream
Takımada Group of islands
Taş Stone
Tepe Hill, peak
Topuk Bar, sandspit
Tuz Salt
Yar Cliff, precipice
Yarımada Peninsula
Yeni New
Yeşil Green
Zirve Summit, peak
 

Further reading:
Sailing in Turkey
Crossing borders: sailing both Greece and Turkey
Greek chart terms
Winds: windroses Turkey
Turkish phrases  
 

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24 Oct 2016
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