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agsona: axle. dingil. (a3o'vi)
ahreddi
: spinner; tool for spinning wool into thread. kirmen, yUn  eGirmeye yarayan bir alet. (..?)
alina
: turkey. hindi. (..?)
alizavra
: a kind of small lizard. bir tUr kUCUk kertenkele.    (kwlizau'ra)
andrez: tic-tac-toc, a game played with stones. taSlarla oynanan  bir tUr oyun. (..?)
angoni
: grandchild. torun. (eggovn', e'ggovos)
anihdar
: key. anahtar. (Though the word "anahtar" is used by every Turk, I wanted to include the one used by some
 T/C's which  originates from the  Greek word "anihdo" (to open). Note that the word "kilit" (lock) in Turkish originates from the
 Greek word "klido" (to close, to lock) ) (avoiktn'ri)

argaci
: small irrigation canal. kUCUk su yolu. (...ardeu'tns: irrigator)
ariya
: auger, gimlet. matkap. (ari'da)
arsenofiligo
: a person (or animal) who bears both male and female sexual organs. hem erkek, hem diSi cinslik
organlarIna sahip olan kiSi (veya hayvan). (arsevofi'likos)

asvalya
: fuse. sigorta. (asfa'leia)
ayrelli
: asparagus. kuSkonmaz. (agre'lli)
babavura
: ladybird (insect). uGur (uCuC) bOceGi. (..?)
babutsa
: a kind of large cactus and its thorny-skinned yellow fruit. mIsIr inciri, diken inciri. (..?)
balligarya
(balligari): tough guy. kabadayI. (pallika'ria)
banayiamu
: a "help" exclamation. bir "imdat" haykIrISI. (Pavayi'amou)
bandabuliya
: market-place (fruits, vegetables). sebze-meyve pazarI. (pavtopwle'iov)
bandofla
: slippers. terlik. (pavtou'fla)
bango
: workbench. tezgah. (mpa'vgkos)
bano
: onto, over, above. (mostly used by hunters as "banossu" (over you) to warn
 another hunter that a bird is flying towards him or over his had). Uzerinde,yukarIsInda. (pa'vw)

banya
: a pre-determined route of a group of hunters (mostly all on a line with some distance apart).
grup halindeki avcIlarIn Onceden belirlediGi rota (CoGu zaman bir Cizgi halinde, aralIklI olarak). (..?)

barabono: complaint. Sikayet. (para'povov)
barabonti
: cheater, swindler. UCkaGItCI, dolandIrIcI. (...parapoiw': to falsify, to forge)
barbadusa
: a small vehicle with wheels for 1 year old babies to help them walk. 1 yaS CocuklarInIn
yUrUmeyi OGrenmede  kullandIklarI tekerlekli kUCUk bir araC. (..?)

barra
: 1. wooden post. 2. a remark to repel, to drive away somebody. 1. tahta direk. 2.
 birini defetmek iCin kullanIlan sOz. (..?)

basadembo
: salted pumpkin seed. tuzlu kabak CekirdeGi. (..?)
basdiS
: cookie. kurabiye. (pasti'tso)
batsali
: a kind of poisonous snake. bir tUr zehirli yIlan. (..?)
bavuri
: tin waterbottle, flask. matara, kUCUk bidon. (pagou'ri)
belo
: stupid, mad. aptal, deli. (beloSillo: bulldog. buldog.) (be'llos)
bendo
: Ottoman gold (women's particle); "bendo" point out "5-together". "beSibiryerde" de denen OsmanlI altInI. (pevto's)
betsi
: flat sponge, serviette, table napkin. yassI sUnger veya emici bez. (petse'ta)
beytambal
: (I couldn't find the exact meaning but it may be something like "inheritance"; the word is used
 by someone when he/she gets angry with one of his/her possessions).  (miras?..) (..?)

bidda
: pastry. bOrek. (pn'tta)
biddaga
: flat and wide. basIk, yayvan. (... piata'ki: small plate, saucer)
bigatsa
: woodcock. Culluk. (mpeka'tsa)
bigla
: a type of sweet mixed pickles in a yellowish fluid. sarImsI bir sIvI iCinde tutulan karISIk, tatlI bir tUr turSu. (pi'kles)
bodiri
: 1. small and thin glass for drinks. 2. short (person). 1. kUCUk ve ince iCki bardaGI. 2. kIsa boylu (kiSi). (potn'ri)
bondoboksi
: short (person). kIsa boylu kimse. (..?)
bulla
: 1. oval (or non-spherical). 2. small village bread with olives in it. 1. oval (veya kUresel olmayan). 2. zeytinli kUCUk kOy ekmeGi. (..?)
bulli
: young chicken. piliC. (pouli')
bullodo
: non-spherical. kUresel olmayan. (..?)
bumburiya
: a ladybird-like insect. uGur bOceGini andIran bir bOcek. (mpou'rmpoulas)
cigla
: thrush (bird). ardICkuSu. (tzu'kla)
cilindiro
: roller. silindir (araC). (ku'livdros)
cira
: Greek lady. Rum hanImefendi. (kuri'a, kura')
cizro
(ziziro): cicada. aGustosbOceGi. (zn'zikas)
CakIsdez
: Cyprus originated cracked and salted green olives.KIbrIs'a OzgU CatlatIlIp tuzlanmIS yeSil zeytin. (... tsaki'zw: to break)
della
: cello-tape (mostly thick and coloured). seloteyp (genelde kalIn ve renkli). (... korde'la: ribbon, band, tape)
dibedizo
: 1. watering tank. 2. deposit. 1. sulama deposu. 2. kapora. (... poti'zw: to water (animals, plants, etc.), to irrigate)
diCCi
: a pulya-like (see "pulya") small, orange-grey coloured bird. pulyaya (bkz. "pulya") benzer, kUCUk, turuncu-gri bir kuS. (..?)
drabez
: table. masa. (trape'zi)
dirifil
: trefoil (probably took its name because of its three-leaf shape: "three-foliage"; foliage:leaf). yonca. (tri'fullov)
dirizma
: a special knife used by shoemakers and leather-workers. ayakkabIcI ve dericilerin kullandIGI Ozel bir bICak. (..?)
ditsi
: very thin. Cok zayIf. (..?)
ditsiro
: 1. naked. 2. very poor. 1. CIplak. 2. Cok fakir. (..?)
dodo
: stupid, idiot. aptal, ahmak. (..?)
etsi
: pretty well, correct. Cok iyi, doGru. (e'tsi, e'tsiki)
egonomiya
: economy, saving. iktisat, tasarruf. (oikovomi'a)
fago
: 1. car headlight. 2. lens. 1. araba farI. 2. mercek. (fako's)
fanella
: pullover, jersey. fanila, ince kazak. (fave'lla)
farsetta
: a special knife for cutting leather. deri kesmede kullanIlan Ozel bir bICak. (..?)
fasariya
: 1. empty work or talk. 2. confusion. 1. boS, yararsIz iS veya sOz. 2. kargaSalIk. (fasari'a)
fassa
: a pigeon-like game-bird. gUvercine benzer bir av kuSu.  (fa'ssa)
fortigo
: large lorry. bUyUk kamyon. (... forti'ov: load, cargo)
furahdi
: a field  near the  owners  house, surrounded  by a fence. sahibinin  evi yanInda  bulunan, etrafI
Citle  CevrilmiS tarla. (...fra'gma: enclosure)

furami
: the fence surrounding a furahdi (see "furahdi). furahdiyi (bkz. "furahdi") Cevreleyen Cit. (fragmo's)
gabbar
: caper; a dark green coloured plant which is used to prepar pickles. turSusu kurulan
koyu yeSil renkli bir bitki. (kappa'ris)

gabbella
: hat. Sapka. (kape'llo)
gabira
: toasted bread (mostly margarine or butter melted on it).  kIzarmIS ve genelde
 margarin veya tereyaG sUrUlmUS ekmek.  (kapu'ra)

gaCCeSiro
: hedgehog. kirpi. (akav0o'xoiros)
gafgalla
: stony, hard soil. taSlI, sert toprak. (... kau'kalov: crust)
gafgalya
: dry bread. kuru ekmek. (... kau'kalov: crust)
gafgarId
: wild artichoke. yabani enginar. (... kau'kalov: skull)
galif
: scratcy hut. derme-Catma kulUbe, baraka. (kaln'Bn)
galliga
: blacksmith. nalbant. (xalkeu's)
gambana
: gong, bell. Can. (kampa'va)
gamaSa
: stupid. aptal. (..?)
gamilo
: camel. deve. (ka'mnlos)
gamini
: 1. kiln (oven for bricks), furnace. 2. chimney. 1. tuGla  fIrInI. 2. baca. (kami'vi, kamiva'da)
ganara
: rough, bold fellow. kaba, gUClU adam, kabadayI. (..?)
gancelli
: fence gate. Cit kapIsI. (kagke'lli)
gannav
: hemp. kenevir. (kavva'Bis)
gannavuri
: 1. Indian hemp (raw material of hashish). 2. hashish. 1.Hintkeneviri (esrar hammaddesi). 2. esrar. (... kavva'Bis: hemp)
garacoCCo
: black cumin (used on breads, etc. to make it aromatic). COreotu (ekmek vs.nin Uzerinde koku vermek iCin kullanIlIr). (..?)
garagatsa
: magpie (bird). saksaGan. (karaka'3a)
garavolli
: snail. salyangoz. (kara'olos)
garnabba
: fat, obese. SiSman, SiSko. (..?)
garudsa
: phaeton, horse-drawn carrier. fayton, at arabasI.   (karo'tsa)
gatsavida
(gaCCavida): screw-driver. tornavida. (katsaBi'di)
gavro
: 1. crab. 2. wrench. 1. yengeC. 2. kIskaC biCiminde bir tUr ingiliz anahtarI. (ka'Bouras)
giksi
: falcon, hawk. Sahin, atmaca. (..?)
goCCino
(goCCini): red (usually used for a red-haired person). kIrmIzI (genelde kIzIl saClIlar iCin kullanIlIr).  (ko'kkivos)
gologas
: a plant which has large leaves and an eatable (after cooking) root. bUyUk yapraklI, kOkU piSirilip yenen bir bitki. (koloka'si)
golimba
: pond, puddle. su birikintisi, gOlcUk. (..?)
golla
: glue. tutkal. (ko'lla)
gollifa
: boiled wheat mixed with sesame, almond, dried grapes and pomegranate seeds. susam, badem,
kuruUzUm ve nartaneleriyle  karIStIrIlmIS haSlanmIS buGday. (ko'lluBa)

golyandro
: coriander (its seeds mostly used with CakIsdez (see"CakIsdez") to make it aromatic). gUzel
kokulu tohumlarI olan bir bitki. (tohumlarI genelde koku vermek iCin CakIsdez (bkz."CakIsdez") Uzerinde kullanIlIr). (kolia'vdrov)

gonga
: a game played with playing cards. konken; iskambil kaGIdIyla  oynanan bir oyun. (..?)
gonnara
: eatable fruit of a thorny-branched plant (see "pallura"). dikenli bir bitkinin (bkz."pallura") yenebilen meyvesi. (..?)
gonno
: clayey soil. killi toprak. (..?)
gossifo
: blackbird (called black-cigla (see "cigla") by T/C's). karatavuk (KIbrIs'ta kara-cigla (bkz. "cigla") denir).  (ko'ssufos)
guduru
: 1. at a venture, random, by chance. 2. hazardous act. 1. Sansla, rasgele. 2. zarar verici hareket. (koutourou', koutoura'da)
guello: stupid, idiot. aptal, ahmak. (..?)
guli: puppy. kOpek yavrusu, enik. (koulou'ki)
gulluri
: roll, French roll. tekerlek biCiminde kUCUk COrek. (koullou'ri)
gulumbra: a kind of knob-headed cabbage. cehennemtopuzu da denen  bir lahana tUrU. (..?)
gulurutkya: a sweet food made with paste (flour) and grape molasses. zUlbiye; pekmezle yapIlan bir tUr hamur tatlIsI.
(...koullou'ri: roll, French roll)

gumandarya: kind of old (sweet) wine of Cyprus. eski (tatlI) bir  KIbrIs SarabI cinsi. (koumavdari'a)
gumbaro: good friend (male) . iyi dost (erkek). (koumpa'ros)
gunna: roasted peanuts. kavrulmuS fIstIkiCi. (..?)
gunni: short (in length) or small.  kIsa veya kUCUk. (..?)
guno: stupid. aptal. (... kou'vos: pine-cone)
gurkuda (garkuda): large wall lizard. bUyUk duvar kertenkelesi.   (..?)
gurrada
: 1. old, weak. 2. old-fashioned. 1. eski, dayanIksIz. 2.  modasI geCmiS. (..?)
gusbo: pickaxe. kazma. (..?)
guvari: ball of thread. iplik yumaGI. (kouBa'ri)
hamadalla: stupid. aptal. (..?) hamaylo: chameleon. bukalemun. (xamaile'wv)
hanay: upper story of a 2-storied house. 2 katlI evin Ust katI.  (..?)
haranga: large (area). geniS (alan). (..?)
hasgonda: a rude remark meaning "shut up!". "Ceneni kapa!"  anlamInda kaba bir sOz. (..?)
havara: limestone. kireCtaSI. (..?)
hollo
: 1. ghost. 2. idiot. 1. hayalet. 2. ahmak. (... xwlo's: lame, a person who is unable to walk and/or talk properly)
IsladIr
: pachsaddle. semer. (..?)
Isbasdra
: 1. playing cards. 2. a game played with playing cards. 1.  iskambil kaGIdI. 2. iskambil. (..?)
isbaho
: thin rope. ince ip. (spa'ggos)
isbirto
: 1. matches. 2. alcohol. 1. kibrit. 2. alkol. (spi'rtov)
isdavroz
: cross. haC. (stauro's)
kerata
: shoehorn. ayakkabI CekeceGi. (... ke'rato: horn)
lamarina
: sheet metal. metal sac. (lamari'va)
lamincana
: demijohn. damacana. (..?)
lapsana
: a wild, yellow-flowered, eatable plant. sarI CiCekli, yenebilen bir yabani ot. (..?)
lasan
: seedling. fide. (..?)
lera:
dirt, filth. kir, pasak. (le'ra)
letsa
: fat, grease. yaG. (..?)
libazma
: fertilizer (artificial). gUbre (yapay). (li'pasma)
liggo
: hollow, pit. delik, kUCUk Cukur. (la'kkos)
lingiri
: tipcat (a game played by children). Celik-Comak. (..?)
liveri
: a tool used by builders for digging and leverage. yapIcIlarIn kazma ve kaldIraC olarak kullandIklarI bir alet. (liBe'ri)
loddo
: big, fat (person). bUyUk, SiSman (kiSi). (..?)
lollo
: stupid, fool. aptal, deli. (lolo's)
luvana
: a type of pea with eatable leaves (French bean). yapraklarI yenebilen bir bezelye tUrU. (lou'Bi)
lux
: gas lantern. gazlI ISIldak. (..?)
ma
: by the way... (a start for a question). bu arada... (soruya baSlangIC sOzU). (ma')
manamu
: poor, miserable!.. (pity word). zavallI, ah yavrum!..   (acIma sOzU). (ma'vvamou)
mandIra
: enclosed sheepfold. UstU kapalI aGIl. (ma'vdra)
mangos
: furious, raging. azgIn, hiddetli. (maviako's)
manullamu
: exclamation used by an astonished person. SaSIrma  Unlemi. (mavou'lamou)
marCuana
: a kind of yellow-coloured bee. sarI renkli bir tUr arI.   (..?)
marmaragi
: marble. mermer. (ma'rmaro)
mavrobullo
: starling; a white-dotted black bird. sIGIrcIk; beyaz  benekli siyah bir kuS. (mauropou'li)
melada: lightly boiled (egg). az haSlanmIS (yumurta). (mela'tov)
mezdeki: gum mastic. sakIz, CamsakIzI, mastika. (masti'xa)
mikSa
: a tree whose fruits are used to make birdlime. meyvelerinden Okse yapIlan bir aGaC. (..?)
misdri
: trowel. mala. (mustri')
miSaro
: small wall lizard (usually indoor). kUCUk duvar kertenkelesi  (genelde ev iCinde). (..?)
monobadi
: footpath. keCiyolu, patika. (movopa'ti)
mucendra
: pilaff made with rice and green lentils. yeSil mercimekli  pirinC pilavI. (..?)
murro
: idiot, moron. ahmak, geri zekalI. (mourw's)
na
: here is, there is!.. iSte, iSte burada!.. (va')
ohdo
: 1. field barrier. 2. protuberance. 3. thicket. 1. set, tarla sInIrI. 2.tUmsek. 3.CalIlIk. (o'x0os)
pallura
: a wild, short, thorny, bush-like plant with eatable fruits (see "gonnara"). meyvesi (bkz. gonnara)
yenebilen, kIsa boylu, dikenli, CalIya benzer yabani bir aGaC. (..?)

pasdelli
: pie (dry) made of honey and sesame. susamlI, ballI bir kuru tatlI. (paste'lli)
patariya
: 1. battery. 2. car's accumulator. 1. pil. 2. araba akUsU. (mpatari'a)
penna
: pen. tUkenmez kalem. (pe'vva)
perisgan
: 1. jar. 2. a kind of soda in the form of powder (mixed with water before drinking). 1. kavanoz.
2. suyla karIStIrIlIp iCilen sodalI toz. (peristia'vi)

pilavuna
: a kind of pastry containing cheese and dry sultana grapes. bir tUr peynirli ve kuruUzUmlU bOrek. (..?)
pirilli
: marbles. misket, bilye. (..?)
pirohu
: a dish made with patties. tatar bOreGi. (..?)
piron
: fork. Catal. (pnrou'vi)
pisgot
: biscuits. biskUvi. (pisko'tto)
pulya
: a small, fatty, migratory bird (eaten by some Cypriots). baGkuSu; kUCUk, yaGlI bir gOCmen kuS. (ampeli'poulia)
re
: hallo!.. you there!.. sen!.. bee!.. oradaki!.. (Bre')
ruso
: blond. sarISIn. (... xruso's, xrusw': gold, to gild)
saggo
: jacket, overcoat. ceket, palto. (sa'kkos)
saggulla
(sakulli): pouch, bag. poSet, Canta. (sakkou'la, sakkou'li)
saramallagi
: scrap, junc, out of use. hurda, iSe yaramaz, eskimiS.  (..?)
sarga
: besom (a broom made with dry bushes). CalI sUpUrgesi.  (sarka')
sbano
: beardless. kOse; sakalI CIkmayan kiSi. (spavo's)
sekko
: dead-fallen (hunted bird or hare). OlU dUSmUS (avlanmIS kuS  veya tavSan). (..?)
sella
: saddle (bicycle). sele, oturak (bisiklet). (se'lla)
siga
: wasp. eSekarIsI. (sfi'ka)
siga
siga: slowly, quietly, calmly. yavaS yavaS, sesizce, sakince.  (siga' siga')
siribilla
: chicken excrement. tavuk dISkIsI. (..?)
sketto
: simple, mere (for coffee, food, etc.). sade (kahve, yiyecek,  vb.). (..?)
solina: water pipe. su borusu. (swln'v)
stekka
: billiard stick. bilardo sopasI. (..?)
stokko
: paste for fixing glass on a window frame. camI pencere CerCevesine tutturmakta kullanIlan macun. (..?)
Siro
: a bulldozer-like vehicle with mechanical ladles.  mekanik  kepCeli, buldozere benzer bir araC. (..?)
Sillo
: dog. kOpek. (sku'llos)
tumba
: 1. to be overturned. 2. to collide. 1. devrilmek. 2.   CarpISmak, tokuSmak. (... tou'mpavov: drum)
valvid
: valve (car or bicycle tyre). valf, subap (araba veya  bisiklet lastiGi). (balBi's)
verigo
: a kind  of grape  with  aromatic, round-shaped, large grains. yuvarlak ve iri taneli, kokulu bir cins
UzUm. (... Beru'koko: apricot; probably a simulation is made because of the shape and largeness of the grapes)

virra
: an exclamation against excess waste of something (money, water, etc.). savurgan davranIS karSIsInda sOylenen sOz.  (fu'ra)
vitsa
: little and thin stick, twig. kUCUk ve ince deGnek, CIrpI.   (Bi'tsa)
yerimo
: (I couldn't find the meaning but it is not used for bad  purposes; as long as I remember, it is a joke word) (..?)
yero
: old (man). yaSlI (adam). (ge'rwv)
yiro
: tour, to turn round. tur, tur atmak. (gu'rw, gu'ros)
ziligurti
: a remark meaning "shut up!". "Ceneni kapa!" anlamInda  bir sOz. (..?)
zivaniya
: a Cyprus originated hard drink (made with grapes). KIbrIs'a has, UzUmden yapIlan sert bir iCki. (..?)
zuk
: a zivaniya-like (see "zivaniya") hard drink of Cyprus. zivaniyaya (bkz. "zivaniya") benzer sert bir KIbrIs iCkisi.  (..?)

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Pasedembo Kabak çekirdeği Gatsavida Tornavida
Gatsot Cimri Pensa Kerpeten
Bas Otobüs Managül Oje
Gırmızılık Ruj Gorniz Korniş
Darı Mısır Oraşda Orada
Guduru Ezbere Laşga Gevşek
Lera Pis Cirilenmek Yuvarlanmak