Parts of the body, part 1: the stuff on the outside

Starting at the top and working our way down, with some miscellaneous bits at the end:

  • Head: kafa or maybe baş, though baş has more metaphorical meanings
  • Face: yüz, çehre, or surat
  • Eye: göz, plural gözler
  • Eyelash: kirpik, plural kirpikler
  • Eyebrow: kaş, plural kaşlar
  • Ear: kulak, pl. kulaklar
  • Nose: burun
  • Mouth: ağız
  • Lip: dudak
  • Tongue: dil or lisan; both can also mean “language”
  • Cheek: yanak, pl. yanaklar
  • Beard: sakal
  • Mustache: bıyık
  • Chin: çene
  • Neck: boyun
  • Shoulder: omuz
  • Arm: kol
  • Elbow: dirsek
  • Wrist: bilek
  • Finger: parmak, pl. parmaklar
  • Thumb: başparmak (literally “boss finger”)
  • Hand: el
  • Chest: göğüs
  • Belly/Abdomen: karın
  • Back: sırt or arka
  • Butt: popo, kalça, or kıç (more vulgar)
  • Genitalia: penis or erkeklik organı (penis), vajina (vagina)
  • Leg: bacak
  • Thigh: uyluk
  • Knee: diz
  • Ankle: ayak bileği (lit. “foot wrist”)
  • Heel: topuk
  • Foot: ayak
  • Toe: ayak parmağı (“foot finger”) or parmak (same as “finger”)
  • Skin: cilt or possibly ten (another word, deri, usually refers to animal skin/hide)
  • Hair: saç
  • Nail (finger or toe, not the metal kind): tırnak, pl. tırnaklar
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