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1.       acute
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 29 Sep 2011 Thu 06:49 pm


why can you not sa?

pencereler sılmek  - to clean windows or

evde pencereler temiz - to clean my home windows

 ama pencereler hiç sılmek {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}

why not temiz for clean?

camları sılemk  is used instead but the meaning of camlarmak is (glass ) to me this could be any type of glass

sılmek - to delete , wipe, erase



Edited (9/29/2011) by acute

2.       tunci
7149 posts
 29 Sep 2011 Thu 08:07 pm

 

Quoting acute


why can you not sa?

pencereler sılmek  - to clean windows or

evde pencereler temiz - to clean my home windows

 ama pencereler hiç sılmek {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}

why not temiz for clean?

camları sılemk  is used instead but the meaning of camlarmak is (glass ) to me this could be any type of glass

sılmek - to delete , wipe, erase

 

Pencereleri silmek - to wipe  windows

Evde pencereler temiz - the windows in the house are clean

How do you clean your windows acute ? By wiping them with a wet cloth right ? Therefore we use "to wipe" in this case.

 

 

3.       acute
202 posts
 02 Oct 2011 Sun 02:47 am

thank you for explaining

4.       si++
3785 posts
 02 Oct 2011 Sun 08:41 am

 

Quoting acute


why can you not sa?

pencereler sılmek  - to clean windows or

evde pencereler temiz - to clean my home windows

 ama pencereler hiç sılmek {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}

why not temiz for clean?

camları sılemk  is used instead but the meaning of camlarmak is (glass ) to me this could be any type of glass

sılmek - to delete , wipe, erase

 

We usually prefer cam instead of pencere. Note that "cam" is only haveone syllable while "pencere" three. But what does it mean?

 

Consider the phrases "recliner", "chair", and "furniture".  Recliner is a more specific category than chair; furniture is a more general category than chair.  But the vast majority of chairs have a common use - you use the same sort of motor actions to sit down in them, and you sit down in them for the same sort of purpose (to take your weight off your feet while you eat, or read, or type, or rest).  Recliners do not depart from this theme.  "Furniture", on the other hand, includes things like beds and tables which have different uses, and call up different motor functions, from chairs.

In the terminology of cognitive psychology, "chair" is a basic-level category.

People have a tendency to talk, and presumably think, at the basic level of categorization - to draw the boundary around "chairs", rather than around the more specific category "recliner", or the more general category "furniture".  People are more likely to say "You can sit in that chair" than "You can sit in that recliner" or "You can sit in that furniture".

And it is no coincidence that the word for "chair" contains fewer syllables than either "recliner" or "furniture".  Basic-level categories, in general, tend to have short names; and nouns with short names tend to refer to basic-level categories.  Not a perfect rule, of course, but a definite tendency.  Frequent use goes along with short words; short words go along with frequent use.

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