Welcome
Login:   Pass:     Register - Forgot Password - Resend Activation

Turkish Class Forums / Language

Language

Add reply to this discussion
difference between görsem and görürsem
1.       Hishamabs
20 posts
 27 Apr 2017 Thu 10:04 pm

hi

I wanna know when I can use görsem and when I can use görürsem

 

thanks

2.       turþu
15 posts
 02 May 2017 Tue 11:36 pm

Görsem or the suffix -sen is used for conditionals in past tense and present/future and can mean "if I see/had seen". It actually has an added meaning of, uh, "everness" (I´ve made that word up lol), like saying "if I ever see it". I think it kind of focuses more on the anticipated realization of the event in question, it´s like the there was a hidden "I wish" somewhere. Ex:

Görsem hatırlardım - If I had ever seen it, I would have remembered.

Dinlesen anlarsın - If you listen (for once, I wish), you will understand.

Whereas görürsem or the -irsen suffix is only used for conditionals in present and future tenses. It is the generic conditional suffix. It focuses more on the event itself rather than the anticipation, however this focus is very subtle. Ex:

Onu görürsem mutlu olurum. - I´ll be happy if I see him/her/it.

 

 

3.       Hishamabs
20 posts
 05 May 2017 Fri 08:47 am

Thanks a lot, I got it

thesiseditor liked this message
Add reply to this discussion




Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
24 HOUR FLASH SALE for learning Turkish e-...
qdemir: ...
Grammar Textbook
qdemir: ...
E-T: I see you have done this before?
harp00n: Bunu ... daha önce de ... Bu konuda iyi olduğun ç...
E-T: It´s one of the things on my bu...
denizli: hmmm I ... think there are suffixes ... nor ... But I know wha...
T-E
og2009: ...
T-E
og2009: ...
coronavirus
og2009: ...
OUR FRIENDS
og2009: ...
Coronavirus
harp00n: ...
TLC servers hacked, all user emails & pass...
alerque: This sites entire user database seems to have been hacked, I´m ...
T-E
og2009: ...
Individually Tailored Private Turkish Less...
sumrutemur: Do you want to learn Turkish? Do you want to improve your speaking, wr...
Random Pictures of Turkey
Add thumbnails like this to your site
Most liked