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

  Beginner 3, section 3   >>   Consonant Harmony   >>   Consonant Harmony In Simple Past Tense

Consonant Harmony In Simple Past Tense
Answer questions 1 - 10 based on the following text:

Consonant harmony means that hard consonants and soft consonants are followed by their own type if two consonants come next to each other.

 

Hard Consonants: p, ç, t, k, h, s, ş, f

 

Therefore most suffixes that start with a consonant, have two versions. The simple past tense suffix is one of them.

 

Simple Past Tense Suffixes:

-dı, -di, -du, -dü

-tı, -ti, -tu, -tü

 

If a verb stem ends with a consonant and that consonant is a hard consonant then we use the "t" version of simple past tense.  

 

Examples: 

git+ti

koş+tu

Notice that vowel harmony still plays a role. We decide according vowel harmony which one to pick out of these four: -tı, -ti, -tu, -tü.

 

 

Thinking about both consonant harmony and vowel harmony put the correct simple past tense suffix to these verb stems:

 

Example:

git_

your answer: gitti

1.

bak_

2.

gel_

3.

yürü_

4.

konuş_

5.

uyu_

6.

çalış_

7.

iç_

8.

ye_

9.

yüz_

10.

çık_

You need to sign in to be able to do a homework.
Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
E-T I am more of a listner than talker
harp00n: She has never been one to listen to others, she does want she wants, a...
E-T: I am shocked I tell you, shocked.
harp00n: Sana ... şok oldum. Şok...
Question
qdemir: The ... is OK. ... translates as ... You may omit ... Ben ondan &ccedi...
Question
denizli: (sorry ...
possessive case help me..
mrdr: Hi,Could you please write whole sentence? If I know the sentence,...
Grammar Textbook
qdemir: The e-book version is now $4.99 instead of $9.99 at Amazon.com till th...
TURK-ENG. .THX...
mrdr: Hi, This is more difficult than other sentence. I try to translate. ...
TUR-ENG thank you...
mrdr: Hi,It is very difficult to protect real ... I translated in Go...
Eid
bydand: Iyi Bayramlar.
Türkçem kontrol edebilir misin lütfen?
john250: yardimin ... teşekkur ederim. Hersey anladim
Türkçem kontrol edebilir misın lütfen?
john250: yardımın ... teşekkur ederım
Göre explained
ETurgut1974: Thank you
Random Pictures of Turkey
Add thumbnails like this to your site
Most liked