Kısa sorular / Short Questions

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Re: Kısa sorular / Short Questions

Postby Elaine » 2016-12-02, 0:25

Solarius wrote:I have a question about the genitive. I know that most nouns take -In as the suffix in the genitive, but are there any that take -m instead? Like if for example you were talking about a class's book, in which you are a part of class, would one say:

Sınıfım kitabı

Or would one say

Sınıfın kitabı?

Thanks!


"Sınıfın kitabı" means the class' book. "A class' book" would be "Sınıf kitabı" or "Bir sınıfın kitabı".
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Re: Kısa sorular / Short Questions

Postby phyavuz » 2016-12-04, 5:14

Solarius wrote:I have a question about the genitive. I know that most nouns take -In as the suffix in the genitive, but are there any that take -m instead? Like if for example you were talking about a class's book, in which you are a part of class, would one say:

Sınıfım kitabı

Or would one say

Sınıfın kitabı?

Thanks!


You have to say:

Sınıfımın Kitabı

which means "My class's book".

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Re: Kısa sorular / Short Questions

Postby nadi » 2017-01-29, 22:59

Solarius wrote:I have a question about the genitive. I know that most nouns take -In as the suffix in the genitive, but are there any that take -m instead? Like if for example you were talking about a class's book, in which you are a part of class, would one say:

Sınıfım kitabı

Or would one say

Sınıfın kitabı?

Thanks!


No, "sınıfım kitabı" is wrong. Here are some alternative expressions depending on what you might want to say:

Sınıfın kitabı = the book of the class
Sınıf kitabı = the book of a class
Sınıfımın kitabı = the book of my class


Be careful! "-m" is the suffix which means "my". Here are some examples:

para = money param = my money
halı = carpet halım = my carpet
kedi = cat kedim = my cat

If you have noticed, all these three examples above end in a vowel and the suffix is "-m". When a noun ends in a consonant, the suffix changes like the examples below:

ev = house evim = my house
saç = hair saçım = my hair
okul = school okulum = my school
düğün = wedding düğünüm = my wedding

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Re: Kısa sorular / Short Questions

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-03-02, 2:18

Does başkenti bu şehir ülke mean 'the country of which this city is the capital'?

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Re: Kısa sorular / Short Questions

Postby md0 » 2017-03-18, 21:20

Türkçe'de "teperleme" gibi bir kelime var mı? Bu sabah iş akardaşım, Kıbrıs Rumca'da /tɛpːʰɛrlɛmɛ/ dedi, ve şimdi atimoloji arıyorum. Anlamı "full to the brim".

Is there a word like "teperleme" in Turkish? This morning a coworked used /tɛpːʰɛrlɛmɛ/ in CyG, and now I'm trying to find the etymology. The meaning was "full to the brim".
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