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Grammar question ??? Confused
1.       raydin
135 posts
 16 Sep 2014 Tue 10:49 pm

In this sentence below, why is it "yeni bir dil öğrenmeyen kişiler, yeni bir dil (öğrenmeni) ne kadar zor bilmiyor."

 Why is it "öğrenmeni" ? istead of "öğrenmeye" or "öğrenmek" (to) learn

2.       tunci
7149 posts
 16 Sep 2014 Tue 11:55 pm

 

Quoting raydin

In this sentence below, why is it "yeni bir dil öğrenmeyen kişiler, yeni bir dil (öğrenmeni) ne kadar zor bilmiyor."

 Why is it "öğrenmeni" ? istead of "öğrenmeye" or "öğrenmek" (to) learn

 

That sentence does not make sense to me. Did you mean--->

[ People who never learnt a [new] language don´t know how hard it is to learn a new language ]

If so, you can fix it something as follows :

Herhangi bir dil öğrenmemiş kişiler yeni bir dil öğrenmenin ne kadar zor olduğunu bilmezler.

 

 

 



Edited (9/16/2014) by tunci

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3.       raydin
135 posts
 17 Sep 2014 Wed 08:40 am

Thanks your sentence actually makes a lot more sense now.

4.       hristina
14 posts
 19 Sep 2014 Fri 10:27 pm

I have a question- when you use "eat" why there are many words for "eat" or "food" - like:

I want to eat; I am eating; I am eating fish/ dinner; Eat (quickly)! ; Nice food; 

Please explain me because i got confused.

5.       lana-
352 posts
 19 Sep 2014 Fri 11:04 pm

 

Quoting hristina

I have a question- when you use "eat" why there are many words for "eat" or "food" - like:

I want to eat; I am eating; I am eating fish/ dinner; Eat (quickly)! ; Nice food; 

Please explain me because i got confused.

 

* ye - verb stem for "to eat"

ye = eat

* if you add suffix -mek in the end of the verb it becomes a noun  ----> 

"yemek" = meal/food

* Another suffix which make some verbs a noun is "ecek, acak "

Ye + ecek  --> yiyecek  = food [general name for food / any kind of  food ]

İç + ecek  = drink [ general name for any kind of  drink ]

Aç + acak = opener [any kind of opener / a tool to open things especially bottles ]

And as a verb to eat  = Yemek 

I want to eat = Yemek istiyorum 

But Turks most of the time say name of the food [something/ dinner / something]

Bir şeyler yemek istiyorum. - I want to eat something.

Yemek yemek istiyorum - I want to eat food /meal.

Here, you may confuse with two "yemek", the first one is "yemek" [food/meal] the second one is " to eat" 

Literally " The meal/food to eat I want " which is actually " I want to eat food /meal"

 

I am eating fish- Balık yiyorum.

I am eating dinner - Yemek yiyorum.

 Eat (quickly)! -  Çabuk ye !

 Nice food - Güzel yemek




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6.       hristina
14 posts
 20 Sep 2014 Sat 03:50 pm

Thanks 

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