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Adam vs Erkek?

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Do they both mean man? Or is there a distinction I'm missing?

3 years ago

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Yes, they can both mean "man", but they come from different directions.

http://www.turkishdictionary.net/?word=erkek (man, male)

http://www.turkishdictionary.net/?word=adam (man, human being, person, individual)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/seyfid

adam = man, erkek = male

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hakanbaris1

adam=man, kadın=woman, erkek=male, kadın or dişi=female

3 years ago