Dayi: Dayi is used for elderly men who people respect and look up to

Emmi: It also means ”uncle” and used to address people who are respected but is usually used around villages and in the rural region.

Abi: Abi means ‘brother’, you can call ‘abi’ to your friend if he is older than you, or you can call ‘abi’ to people who you respect if they are not old enough to be called Dayi.

Abla: Abla means ‘sister’. It is used in the same way with ‘abi’. It is only used for women.

Rajon (ragione): a method and a way of talking/acting to show off.

SEHEM: Sehem means ‘share’ in Turkish. If there is a SEHEM, no one knows who is in or out. No one knows what their partners do. There are a few men on critical positions who have all the information about SEHEMs.

Laz : The Laz people are an indigenous ethnic group who mainly live in Black Sea coastal regions of Turkiye. They are famous for their obstinacy.

Yenge : People call ‘Yenge’ to their brother’s (abi’s) wife/girlfriend.

Bey: This word is used formally as a social title for men, similar to the way the titles “sir” and “mister” that are used in the English language.

Eniste : Women call ‘Eniste’ to their sister’s (abla’s) husband.