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Introduction to Verbs and Imperative Mood

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the lessons. We have told about the Accusative, Dative, Locative and Ablative modes. Let´s start at the verbs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Turkish, we seperate a verbs at two pieces, root of verbs (called "kök" in Turkish") and "infitity suffix" of verbs.

 

 

 

 

 

Infinity suffixes provide the verb to sound "idle". In English, this is provided to say "to go, to do." We do this by "-mek/-mak" suffixes, shown at the table below:

 

This

Last Vowel of Verb

Form of Infinitive Suffix

a, 覺, o, u

-mak

e, i, ö, ü

-mek

 

 

Let´s look at the verbs now:

 

Yap + mak : to do, to make.  (Bold word is the root of verb.)

 

Git + mek: to go

 

Bil + mek: to know

 

Giy + mek: to wear

 

Duy + mak: to hear

 

Gör + mek: to see

 

Kapat + mak: to close

 

For us, verb roots are more important. Because we provide verbs to gain meaning by adding suffixes at their roots. In here, there is an important point that verb root is also imperative for 2nd Singular Person, "sen"

 

Yap! Do!

 

Gör! See!

 

Kapat! Close!

 

We can also make imperative mood of 3rd Singular person "o" by adding "-sin/-s覺n/-sun/-sün" suffixes.

 

Bak + s覺n: Let him/her/it look

 

Yap + s覺n: Let him/her/it do

 

Kapat + s覺n: Let him/her/it close

 

Unut + sun: Let/him/her/it forget

 

 

thx

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