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Ablative Case (襤smin -den Hali - Ayr覺lma Hali)

There are many situations to use -den suffix. Here they are:

1- It shows you a place or a direction. Could be a place or a person. It´s in the element of the sentence that is found when you ask "nereden, kimden, neden" (from where, from whom, from what) questions to the verb.

Evden geliyorum. - I´m coming from home.


Bu kalemi Ali´den ald覺m. - I took this pen from Ali

2- It makes verbs.

Bu sevgi gönüldendir. - This love is from the heart.

3- It states a condition.

Yamur hafiften ya覺yor. - It´s lightly raining.


Ben onu yak覺ndan tan覺r覺m. - I know him closely

4- It shows supreiority or comparison.

Baldan tatl覺 - Sweeter than honey


Sibirya´dan souk yer yok - There´s no other place colder than Sybreria

5- It states that a part is out from the whole.

Pastadan bir dilim yedim - I ate a slice of the cake


Cevab覺 sözlerimden anla - Get the answer from my words

6- It connects nouns to prepositions and make preposition objects. (I´m afraid there´s no word to show it in this situation)

Sabahtan beri seni bekliyoruz - We´ve been waiting you since the morning


Yemekten sonra çay içer misin? - Do you drink tea after the dinner

7- It shows a reason.

S覺caktan bunald覺m. - I got exhausted from heat. (because of heat)

8- It is used as the possessive suffix of -in suffix in noun phrases.

Örencilerden biri güzel bir soru sordu - One of the students asked a good question.


Bunlardan hangisini beendin? - Which one of those you liked?

9- It´s become a suffix to make adjectives.

Sana içten bir selam söyledi - He sent his deepest regards (iç - inner, deep; içten - sincere, deepest)


S覺radan insanlar gibi olmay覺n - Don´t be like ordinary people (s覺ra - line, row; s覺radan - ordinary, common)

10- It makes doublings

Ülkemiz günden güne geliiyor - Our country is improving day by day 


Dünden bugüne çok ey deiti - A lot of things changed from yesterday till today.

11- It states the material that entities are made of.

Tahtadan k覺l覺çlarla oynuyorlard覺 - They were playing with wooden swords


Annesi yünden bir h覺rka giyiyor - Her mother is wearing a woolen cardigan

12- It´s added to time words to give time meaning.

Geceden yola ç覺kt覺lar - They departed at night time.


Bu ii dünden bitirmeliydik - We should have finished this work yesterday

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