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

Print view

Personal Pronouns

I Ben-im
You Sen-in
he/she/it O
We Biz - iz
You Siz - siniz
They Onlar - ler

 

I am sick Ben hasta - ım Hastayım
You are sick Sen hasta - ın Hastasın
He is sick O hasta Hasta
We are sick Biz hasta - ız Hastayız
You are sick Siz hasta - sınız Hastasınız
They are sick Onlar hasta - lar Hastalar

 

Take a look at the above chart? We´ll take the example of, ´I am sick´, can you notice in turkish you write it as hastayım. The ´y´ is what you call a buffer letter and in turkish you use the buffer letter when you have to separate two vowels. For example if we didn´t use the buffer letter then ´I am sick´ would be spelt as, ´hastaım´ - can you see the 2 vowels ´a´ and ´ı´ would be together. In turkish you can´t have 2 vowels together so that´s where the buffer letter ´y´ comes in to separate them hence the correct way to spell, ´I am sick´ is ´hastayım´.

Let´s do a few more examples:

I am alone ben yalnız - ım yalnızım
You are alone sen yalnız - ın yalnızsın
He is alone o yalnız yalnız
We are alone biz yalnız - ız yalnızız
You are alone siz yalnız - sınız yalnızsınız
They are alone onlar yalnız - lar yalnızlar


Take a look at both of the charts now: can you see that when you say, ´he is sick´ or ´he is alone´ the spelling is, ´o hasta´ or ´o yalnız´. In turkish he/she/it doesn´t have a personal ending. 

 

I am tired ben yorgun -um yorgunum
You are tired sen yorgun - sun yorgunsun
He is tired o yorgun yorgun
We are tired biz yorgun - uz yorgunuz
You are tired siz yorgun - sunuz yorgunsunuz
They are tired onlar yorgun - lar yorgunlar

 

if the verb ends in ´e´ then the suffix will start with either (y)im /sin /(y)iz /siniz /ler

if the verb ends in ´a´ then the suffix will start with either (y)ın /sın /(y)ız /sınız /lar

if the verb ends in ´u´ then the suffix will start with either (y)un /sun /(y)uz /sunuz /lar

if the verb ends in ´ü´ then the suffix will start with either (y)ün /sün /(y)üz /sünüz /ler


NoelleD, alexandrabotez@ and Danko liked this lesson


View all beginner level lessons in this class - Lessons by ozlemaydinli82

View all lessons in this class - Lessons by ozlemaydinli82

View All Turkish Classes


Comments (2)



Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
T-E
Sagredo: Rose Garden Make an effort to get into the rose garden. Because those...
TLC servers hacked, all user emails & pass...
admin: User sign in and ... are ... with security in mind. These are function...
E-T: It´s one of the things on my bu...
gokuyum: No. It doesnt make sense. You can say ... yapmak istediğim bi...
T-E
og2009: DÜNYA TOPLUMU VE FELSEFE ... okul ... felsefe ... ....
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...
T-E
og2009: ...
T-E
og2009: ...
coronavirus
og2009: ...
OUR FRIENDS
og2009: ...
Random Pictures of Turkey
Most liked
Meriçte Aşk... Meriçte Aşk...

Picture by DisiBayanAsk