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The meaning of \"Efendim\"
1.       Carlenson
28 posts
 06 Oct 2012 Sat 05:30 pm

In Turkish we use "efendim" in a number of ways. Here is a useful lesson on how/when to use it . Thank you ! : )

 

The meaning of Efendim with many examples

2.       Teach-er
93 posts
 06 Oct 2012 Sat 05:47 pm

here are two common meaning of "efendim"

 

you use it when you dont understand something or when you want someone to repeat what s/he said

A: Gidip bir şeyler almak istiyorum. (i want to go and buy something)

B: Efendim?(sorry?)

A: Diyorum ki gidip bir şeyler alayım. (i said i want to go and buy something)

B: Tamam. (ok)

 

other is that "here i am" or "speak, i am listening you"

a: anne ( mother !)

b: efendim birtanem. (yes honey)

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