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tekerleme - group of rhyming verses that could be two, three, four or more lines.

In Turkey. there is a traditional game in which one player gives a line of verse or a tekerleme to be matched in rhyme with other players. This game may or may not be accompanied by music played by the contestants with a musical instrument resembling guitar named 'saz.' As one might imagine, for such a competition the players have to be talented in rhyming verses and music.