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Forming Relative Clause
1.       tunci
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 03 Feb 2014 Mon 01:38 am



Forming Relative Clause


Köpek  eti  yedi.  ---> Subject is "Köpek "

The dog ate the meat.


Eti  yiyen  köpek ----> Head of Noun compound is " köpek ", Relative morpheme - En

The dog who ate the meat



Köpek eti yedi. ---> Object is "et"

The dog at the meat


Köpeğin yediği et  ---> Head of noun compound is "et" ,  Relative morpheme -Dık

The meat whıch the dog has eaten.



 * When the subject of the sentence becomes the head of Noun Compound, -EN is used.

* Elsewhere , -dIk is used.




Arkadaşım Türkçe biliyor. ---> Subject is " Arkadaşım "


Subject becomes the head of noun compound ---->

Türkçeyi bilen arkadaşım.

                    the head of NC



Arkadaşım Türkçe  biliyor. ---> Object  is  "Türkçe"


Object becomes head of noun compound ----->

Arkadaşımın  bildiğTürkçe

                           head of Noun compound

The Turkish that my friend knows

Therefore,  Relative morpheme -dIk is used.

Edited (2/3/2014) by tunci

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