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calişmadim veya calişmatim
1.       Johnk
468 posts
 13 Oct 2014 Mon 11:19 pm

turkçe nasil denir... i  didn’t work...which is the correct spelling?

2.       tunci
7149 posts
 13 Oct 2014 Mon 11:22 pm

 

Quoting Johnk

turkçe nasil denir... i  didn’t work...which is the correct spelling?

 

Çalışmadım.

Çalış + ma + + m

I  did not  work



Edited (10/13/2014) by tunci

3.       tomac
975 posts
 13 Oct 2014 Mon 11:25 pm

It is çalışmadım. As far as I know, when appending suffix, "d" transforms into "t" when it is appended right after one of unvoiced consonants (I´m not sure if this is proper term for this), that is one of:


p, ç, t, k, f, h, s, ş

 

So, for example, "I worked" (or "I have worked") would be çalıştım, as the suffix is appended right after "ş". In other cases, this suffix would start with "d".

 

You can find more information about this here:

http://www.turkishclass.com/turkish_lesson_63 (case B, suffix mutation)

http://www.turkishlanguage.co.uk/conmut.htm (suffix mutation)



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4.       Johnk
468 posts
 13 Oct 2014 Mon 11:46 pm

thank you both for your help

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