,-ğzı 1. mouth. 2. rim, brim (of a cup or an opening). 3. muzzle (of a gun). 4. intersection, corner (of roads). 5. cutting edge, blade (of a knife). 6. dialect; regional accent. 7. persuasive talk, forceful way of speaking. 8. mus. regional form. 9. time: iki ağız twice. üç ağız three times. 10. brink. ––dan 1. orally, verbally. 2. by mouth. ––ından 1. as heard directly from. 2. in the name of. ––ıyla (to tell) personally. ––ını açacağına gözünü aç. Don´t stand gaping, open your eyes. ––ını açıp gözünü yummak to swear a blue streak, rant and rave. ––ı açık 1. open, uncovered (receptacle). 2. idiotic, moronic. ––ı açık ayran delisi halfwit, simpleton. ––ı (bir karış) açık kalmak to gape with astonishment. ––ını açmak 1. to open one´s mouth. 2. to speak up. 3. to give vent to one´s feelings. 4. to gape with astonishment. ––/––ını açmamak not to open one´s mouth; to be silent, hold one´s tongue. –– açtırmamak /a/ to give (someone) no opportunity to talk. –– ağıza to the brim. –– ağıza dolu brimful, brimming. –– ağıza vermek to whisper privately to each other. ––dan ağıza by word of mouth, by rumor. ––dan ağıza yayılmak (for a rumor) to be spread by word of mouth. ––a alınmaz/alınmayacak obscene, very vulgar, unmentionable. –– alışkanlığı the habit of using a certain expression. ––ına almamak /ı/ not to mention, not to let pass one´s lips. ––/––ını aramak /ın/ to sound out (a person). –– armonikası harmonica, mouth organ. ––ına atmak /ı/ to put (something) in one´s mouth. ––ı aya, gözü çaya bakmak to be absentminded, be inclined not to pay attention to one´s work. ––ına bakakalmak /ın/ to be spellbound by (one´s) words. ––ından baklayı çıkarmak to put aside considerations and speak out, let the cat out of the bag. ––ında bakla ıslanmamak not to be able to keep a secret. ––ına bakmak /ın/ 1. to wait for (someone´s) words. 2. to obey blindly. ––ına/––ının içine baktırmak to have great charm in talking. ––ından bal akmak to talk sweetly. ––ını bıçak açmamak to be too distressed to talk, have one´s mouth sealed with grief. ––ı bir in agreement on what to say. ––ına bir kemik atmak /ın/ to throw (someone) a bone, give (someone) money to keep him quiet. ––ına bir parmak bal çalmak /ın/ to try to put (someone) off by promises or petty gains. ––ına bir şey/çöp koymamak not to eat a thing. ––ına bir zeytin verip altına/ardına bir tulum tutmak to do a small favor and expect a big return. ––ını bozmak to swear, use bad language. ––ı bozuk foulmouthed, scurrilous. –– bozukluğu abusiveness. –– burun birbirine karışmak 1. (for one´s anger, sadness, or fatigue) to show in one´s face. 2. (for one´s face) to be battered and bruised. ––ına burnuna bulaştırmak /ı/ to mess up (a job). ––ını burnunu dağıtmak /ın/ to pound (one´s) face, beat (someone) up. ––ı burnu yerinde good-looking, attractive, handsome. ––ı büyük boastful. ––ında büyümek (for food) to be hard to swallow. ––ından çıkanı/çıkan sözü kulağı duymamak/işitmemek not to realize what one is saying, to (get angry and) explode. ––ından çıkmak to slip out without being intended. ––ından çıt çıkmamak not to divulge a word, (for someone´s mouth) to be sealed. ––ı çiriş çanağına dönmek to have one´s mouth get dry and bitter. ––da dağılmak (for pastry) to be delicious, be delectable. ––ını dağıtmak /ın/ colloq. to hit (someone) in the mouth, sock (someone) in the kisser. –– dalaşı/dalaşması quarrel, row. ––ına değin up to the brim. –– değişikliği variety in food. ––ı değişmek to change one´s tune. –– değiştirmek to change one´s tune. ––ı dili bağlanmak not to open one´s mouth, be silent. –– dil vermemek to be too sick to talk. ––ı dili yok. He submits meekly./He doesn´t protest. ––ından dirhemle laf/söz/lakırdı çıkmak to be someone of few words, be tight-lipped: Şadan´ın ağzından dirhemle laf çıkar. Şadan is a man of few words. ––dan dolma muzzle-loading. –– dolusu küfür unrestrained swearing. ––ından dökülmek 1. to be said unconvincingly or halfheartedly. 2. to be evident from one´s words. ––ı dört köşe olmak slang to be all smiles. ––a düşmek to be in everybody´s mouth, be a subject of common gossip. ––ından düşürmemek /ı/ to talk about (someone, something) constantly. –– eğmek to plead, insist, beg. ––ına geldiği gibi (to speak) without careful consideration. ––ına geleni söylemek 1. to talk without thinking, rattle on. 2. to scold or swear unreservedly. ––ına gem vurmak /ın/ to silence, not to let (another) speak. ––ında gevelemek 1. /ı/ to withhold (pertinent information). 2. to hem and haw, avoid giving a clear answer, beat around the bush. ––ı gevşek garrulous, indiscreet. ––ından girip burnundan çıkmak /ın/ to get around (someone) with persuasive words. ––ı havada 1. stupid, perpetually bewildered and confused. 2. always talking about exalted things. ––ını havaya/poyraza açmak to be left out in the cold, not to get what one hoped for. ––ını hayra aç! colloq. Don´t say such an ill-omened thing!/Heaven forbid!/Don´t say it! ––ını ıslatmak slang to drink, have a drink. ––ının içine bakmak /ın/ to listen eagerly to (one). ––ının içine baktırmak to be someone one listens to eagerly, be someone one really wants to listen to. ––ı ile kuş tutsa no matter how well he does. ––ından kaçırmak /ı/ to let (something) slip out. ––ına kadar up to the brim. –– kâhyası one who tries to interfere in another´s expression of his thoughts. –– kalabalığı confused flow of words. –– kalabalığı etmek to be verbose, wander off the subject. –– kalabalığına getirmek /ı/ to confuse (the issue) by a flow of words. ––ı kalabalık 1. garrulous, full of chatter. 2. charlatan, quack, humbug. ––ının kalayını vermek /ın/ to scold, tell (someone) off. ––ını kapamak 1. to close one´s mouth, shut up, be silent. 2. /ın/ to silence (another) with a bribe. ––dan kapmak to learn by ear. ––ından kapmak/almak /ı, ın/ to anticipate what (someone) is going to say and say (it) first. ––ı kara 1. (one) who enjoys giving bad news. 2. (one) whom others want to exclude from their associations. ––ının kaşığı/kalıbı olmamak to be too exalted for (one) to be worthy of mentioning (him/her/it). –– kavafı one who overinsists or overpersuades with much talking. –– kavgası hot argument, quarrel, battle of words. ––ının kaytanını çekmek slang to stop making gloomy predictions. ––ı kilitli/kenetli 1. secretive, close-lipped. 2. unable to speak. 3. white-lipped (horse). ––ına kilit vurmak 1. to say nothing, keep silent. 2. /ın/ to keep (someone) from speaking. ––ına kira istemek not to talk without being urged. ––ını kiraya vermek to prefer not to talk. ––ı kokmak to have bad breath. –– kokusu 1. bad breath. 2. willful caprices, whims. ––ının kokusunu çekmek /ın/ to put up with (someone´s) caprices. ––a koyacak bir şey something to eat. ––ına koymamak /ı/ not to eat. ––ı köpürmek to foam at the mouth. ––ı kulaklarında very happy. ––ı kulaklarına varmak to grin from ear to ear, be extremely pleased. –– kullanmak to suit one´s speech to the situation. ––ını kullanmak /ın/ to quote the ideas of (another) as one´s own. ––ı kurusun. May he suffer for predicting evil. ––ıyla kuş tutsa .... Even if he works miracles .... ––ından laf almak /ın/ to wangle information out of (someone). ––ı laf/lakırdı yapmak to be able to speak effectively and to the point. ––ına/––lara layık delicious. ––ından lokmasını al! colloq. He´s a real pushover! ––ından lokmasını almak /ın/ to take from (someone) that which is rightfully his/hers. ––ının mührü ile 1. while fasting. 2. /ın/ without being opened. ––ı oynamak 1. to nibble, snack. 2. to talk. ––ının ölçüsünü almak to be reproved for saying something. ––ının ölçüsünü vermek /a/ to scold (someone) and make him ashamed of what he has said. ––ını öpeyim/seveyim! I should like to kiss your mouth for saying such nice things! ––ı paça slang on top of the world. ––ı paça olmak slang to be foolishly happy; to be all smiles. ––ının payını almak to have a bitter experience, be greatly disappointed, get bitten. ––ının payını vermek /a/ to scold (someone) and make him ashamed of what he has said. ––ı pek secretive, discreet. ––ını pek tutmak to be able to keep a secret, be able to keep one´s mouth shut. ––ının perhizi yok. colloq. He says whatever comes to his mind. ––ı pis foulmouthed. ––ına sağlık! colloq. Well said! ––da sakız gibi çiğnemek /ı/ to keep saying (something) over and over. ––ına sakız olmak /ın/ to be the subject of (one´s) gossiping. –– satmak to brag, boast. ––ına sıçayım! vulg. Shit on you!/Fuck you! (usually used by women). ––ına sıçmak /ın/ vulg. 1. to put (someone) in the shit, put (someone) in a bad situation. 2. to make a balls-up of, mess (something) up, ball (something) up. ––ı sıkı secretive, discreet. ––ını sıkı tutmak to be able to keep a secret, be able to keep one´s mouth shut. ––ıyla söylemek to say it oneself. ––ı sulanmak /a/ to have one´s mouth water (for). ––ının suyu akmak to long hungrily for something. ––ının suyunu akıtmak /ın/ to make (one´s) mouth water. ––ına sürmemek /ı/ not to touch (a food). ––ı süt kokmak to be naïve, be innocent. –– şakası joke. ––ını şapırdatmak to smack one´s lips. –– tadı harmony; peace and tranquillity. –– tadı ile 1. enjoying the flavor. 2. enjoying the occasion. 3. with everything going well. ––ının tadını almak/dan/ to have had a bitter experience (with). ––ının tadını bilmek 1. to be a gourmet. 2. to be a connoisseur of beautiful things, be a person of taste, be someone who appreciates nice things. ––ının tadını bozmak/kaçırmak /ın/ to throw (someone´s) tranquil way of life into disarray, shatter (someone´s) tranquillity. ––nın tadı bozulmak/kaçmak to have one´s tranquil life thrown into disarray; to have one´s tranquillity shattered. –– tamburası çalmak 1. to try to console one. 2. to have one´s teeth chatter from the cold. ––ına taş almış. colloq. He won´t talk. ––a tat, boğaza feryat. colloq. 1. The food was good but there was not enough. 2. What was done was good but it was not enough. ––ına tat bulaşmak to get the taste of something and want to do it again. –– tatsızlığı unpleasant atmosphere in a group. ––ı teneke/tenekeyle kaplı (someone) who has a cast-iron stomach, who can eat or drink anything with relative ease. ––ını tıkamak /ın/ to stop (someone) from talking. ––ını topla! Watch your language! (said to someone who is cursing or using foul language). ––ı torba değil ki büzesin! colloq. /ın/ You can´t stop (someone) talking! ––ını tutmak to hold one´s tongue. –– tüfeği blowgun. ––ına tükürdüğümün damn, despicable. –– tütünü chewing tobacco. ––ları uymak to agree in what they say. –– ünlüsü phonetics oral vowel. –– ünsüzü phonetics oral consonant. ––ı var, dili yok. colloq. He is very quiet. He is no bother. ––ı varmamak /a/ not to have the heart to say (something). ––ına verilmesini beklemek/istemek to sit back and let others do it for one. ––ına vur, lokmasını al! colloq. He´s a real push-over. ––ına yakışmamak (for something one has said) not to befit one, not to be worthy of one (owing to its abusiveness or vulgarity). ––ı yanmak /dan/ to have a painful experience (with). –– yapmak 1. to try to explain away a matter. 2. to make empty boasts. ––ında yaş kalmamak to have expressed an opinion to the same person many times. –– yaymak to avoid speaking directly and clearly. ––ından yel/yeller alsın! colloq. Heaven forbid! ––nı yırtarım! vulg. Hold your tongue./Stop it or I´ll hit you. ––ını yoklamak /ın/ to sound out (a person).