Hanging out in a village
yavru baby animal, e.g. lamb
civciv baby chick (yeah, cutest word ever, pronounced 'jeevjeev')
şam hurma 'sun date'? does anyone know what this is in English?
tohum seed (also the word for semen/sperm)
yaramaz naughty, useless (applied to children, in my observations)
Having a phone stalker
bilinmeyen numara unknown number
açma don't answer your phone (literally, 'don't open')
At some point during the endless calling, I was played a recording that said that if I wanted to meet, I should answer the phone, and if I didn't want to meet, I should not answer the phone. My stalker was overestimating my Turkish comprehension skills, because it took two listenings to understand, by which point I had apparently already indicated I wanted to meet.
Watching a Turkish dizi (ridiculous soap opera)
öldüren tutku fatal passion
engelli with obstacles, difficult
sakin ol calm down
gerçek masallar true stories
Watching Turkish news
üflemek to blow out (as in, there was a fire, and it 'blew out' the roof)
Conversing about politics and the upcoming election
asıl foundation, base, source
Totally recognizable from Arabic. e.g. My dad is Canadian, welakin min asıl New Zealand (but originally from New Zealand). A word I use way too much in Turkish is aslında (actually, or 'at the source').
oy kullanmak to vote
kabul etmek to accept
yolsuzluk abuse, misuse (literally 'way-without-ness')
This last was used to reference the event on December 17th, when dozens of AK Party officials were arrested for corruption, money laundering, and bribery. I was in Cappadocia that day, and my Turkish friend there bought a stack of newspapers including this: