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fatherland in Turkish : Anayurt

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Submitted by Kemal (Turkey), Nov 7, 2008 at 15:59

Ana : Mother, Main
Yurt: home

Anayurt is the Turkish for fatherland. Some reviewer is mistaken about the absence of this word in Turkish and accuses Turkish of being a bastard language. He/she deliberately shows a false example of "vatan" being Iranian.

If you do not know, then do not pretend like you do. Do not lie. Do not make propaganda.

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