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The suffix -I [i,u, ü ]
1.       tunci
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 21 Jun 2013 Fri 03:23 pm


The suffix  -I    [ i,u, ü



This can be considered as  verbal adjective suffix , since it does turn some verbs into an adjective.



Such as  ;


ölmek - to die 


öl  +  I [ i, u, ü  ] 


öl  +  ü  -->  ölü  [ death person or something , deceased]


ölü  yapraklar  -  dead  leaves




çevrilmek  -  to  be surrounded by


çevril   +  i   =  çevrili   [ surrounded ]


 üç  tarafı  denizlerle  çevrili  bir ülke  -


 A country which its three sides  surrounded by the sea.




dikmek  - to plant , to make something stand


dikilmek -  to be planted 


dikil + dikili   ===>  planted, standing 


dikili  ağaç  -  planted  tree, standing  treee



There is a saying when people has nothing in this life [ wealth wise] ;


 " dikili  ağacı  olmamak "  ===>  Having no saving , nothing at all. [financially]


    no house, no belongings ,  not   even a single tree. "


Selim´in  bir dikili  ağacı bile  yok.    ---> Literal meaning is  --->  Selim has not even a single [standing] tree.


That means, Selim has no saving in life  at all. [money and economically]





oymak =  to carve 


oy +  ul  [passive mode]  + u   =  oyulu   --> carved




kurmak =   to establish, to found, to form, to   install 



kur  +   ul mak  =  to be formed, to be established


kurul + =   kurulu   ----->  formed, established, installed


Büyük  ağaçlardan  kurulu  bir  orman --->  A forest  formed of   big  trees.




örtmek -  to cover


ört  +  ül  + mek =  to  be covered


ört  +  ül   +  ü  örtülü --->   covered


Kısa  otlarla  örtülü  bahçe. -- >  The garden that is covered with  short wild  grass.





sermek -  to  spread something  out  on the floor


ser  +  il   +  mek  =  to  be spread


ser  +   il    +   i   =   serili   ---->  streched out on,  laid out on [something]


Yere  serili  olan  halının  tam  ortasında  bir  sehpa vardı.


There  was  a coffee  table  right  in  the  middle  of   the carpet  streched out on the floor.




 takmak =   to   attach, to  put on , to  plug in 


 tak  +  ıl  +  mak   =  to  be attached, to be put on , to be plugged in


  tak  +  ıl   +  ı   =    takılı     --->  attached,  plugged  in ,  on 


  Duvara   takılı   fiş…….   --->  the  plug  that  is  plugged in on the wall………..



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