Translation of "head" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /hed/

A1 the part of your body above your neck which contains your brain, eyes, ears, mouth, nose, etc and on which your hair grows

baş, kafa, kelle; (argo) saksı
He fell and hit his head on the table.

B1 your mind

zihin, akıl, kafa
All these thoughts were going round in my head.

B1 the person who is in charge of an organization

başkan, şef, lider, baş
Her father is the head of an oil company.
SCHOOL ( also head teacher) UK

A2 the person in charge of a school

You'll have to ask the head if you can have a day off school.

the front or top part of something

önü, başı, tepesi, üstü
Who is that at the head of the table?
£10/$6, etc a head

costing £10/$6, etc for each person

kişi başı 10£/6$ vs. maliyet/tutar
The meal costs £20 a head.

the side of a coin that has a picture of someone's head on it

Heads or tails?
→ See also hit the nail on the head , a roof over your head , off the top of your head , be banging your head against a brick wall , come to a head , go over sb's head , go to your head , hang your head (in shame) , keep your head , lose your head , raise/rear its ugly head , laugh/shout/scream, etc your head off

(Translation of “head noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)