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lesson 4 - the suffix ´I can´

To say I can in Turkish  you use the suffix ebilir

Example

gelebilirim - I can come

 

Just remember

verb + ebilir/abilir + personal suffix

 

Personal suffixes

I can im
You can Sin
We can No suffix is used
We can iz
You can siniz
They can ler/lar


So for example if we wanted to say

we can stay

we would write as

kal + abilir + iz

kalabiliriz

 

I can promise

söz ver + ebilir + im

söz verebilirim

 

He can watch

izle + ebilir 

izleyebilir

 

now look closely at the last sentence, ´he can watch´, do you notice anything?

 

izle + y + ebilir

 

There´s that buffer y, can you remember why the buffer y was put there? talked about it briefly in a previous lesson. The buffer letter y is put in place there to keep the 2 vowels ´e´ and ´e´ from being put together.

 

Using the method above try making up your own sentences 


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