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View Poll Results: Does a "Turkish ethnicity" exist?
Yes, Turks are a distinct ethnicity 2 40.00%
No, anyone who is a national of Turkey today is called a "Turk" 1 20.00%
Turks are the descendents of Ottoman Muslims. Neither "Ottoman" nor "Muslim" suggests a common ethnicity 2 40.00%
Not sure/Other opinions. 1 20.00%
There is no such thing as a Turkish ethnic group, period. 1 20.00%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 5. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-15-2013, 12:41 AM
 
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Do you consider "Turkish" to be an ethnicity or just nationality, as in belonging to the nation of Turkey?

I have made this poll Multiple Choice.

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Old 12-15-2013, 12:50 AM
 
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Multiple choice!
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:46 PM
 
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Given the amount of Kurds and Armenians in Turkey, I think they are an ethnic group yes.
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:22 PM
 
Location: SGV, CA
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Why can't 'Turkish' be both an ethnicity and a nationality?
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Racially, I'd consider them in the "West Asian/North African" category.
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