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Turkish Grammar-6: Verbs-7.3

VERB yor ise m -yorsam if i am ...ing
VERB yor ise n -yorsan if you are ..ing
VERB yor ise   -yorsa if he is ...ing
VERB yor ise k -yorsak if we are ...ing
VERB yor ise niz -yorsanız if you are ...ing











if they are ...ing


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uyumak (to sleep)

istemek (to want)

kahve (the coffee)

içmek (to drink)


iste+yor ise+n------->istiyor isen---------->istiyorsan (if you want (direct: if you are wanting))

iç+me+- ----------------------------------->içme (don´t drink)


uyumak istiyorsan (if you want to sleep)

kahve içme (don´t drink coffee)


Uyumak istiyorsan kahve içme. (Don´t drink coffee if you want to sleep)


anlamak (to understand)

tekrar, yine, yeniden, gene (again)

anlatmak (to tell)


anla+ma+yor ise+n------>anlamıyor isen----------->anlamıyorsan (if you don´t understand (direct: if you aren´t understanding))

anlat+r+im------------------------------------------>anlatırım (i tell)


Anlamıyorsan tekrar anlatırım. (I tell again if you don´t understand)


her (every)

akşam (the evening)

kitap (the book)

okumak (to read)

bu (this)

alışkanlık (the habit)


oku+yor ise+k--------->okuyor isek---------------->okuyorsak (if we are reading)



Her akşam kitap okuyorsak bu bir alışkanlıktır. (This is a habit if we are reading book in every evening.) ("-dir" was used here to express a general feature. In other words, it was used for generalization)


sevmek (to love)

kesinlikle, mutlaka (certainly)

söylemek (to say, to tell)


sev+yor ise+m----------->seviyor isem------------>seviyorsam (if i´m loving)


o+a(dative)-------------->ona (to him,her,it)

söyle+r+im--------------->söylerim (i say)


Seviyorsam bunu ona mutlaka söylerim. (I say this to her certainly if I am loving)


acele etmek (to hurry)

sebep, neden (the reason, the cause)


et+me+yor+lar ise------->etmiyorlar ise--->etmiyorlarsa (if they aren´t making)

bir sebebi var (it has a cause)



Acele etmiyorlarsa bir sebebi vardır. (1It has always a cause certainly if they are not hurrying. (if you use "-dir" for generalization, 2It may have a cause if they are not hurrying. (if you use "-dir" for guessing))


Türkçe (Turkish language)

öğrenmek (to learn)

ünlü (the vowel)

uyum (the harmony)

mutlaka, kesinlikle (certainly)


öğren+yor ise+niz------->öğreniyor iseniz--->öğreniyorsanız (if you are learning)

ünlü uyum+lar+ı(poss.)+ı(accusative)-------->ünlü uyumlarını (the vowel harmonies)

öğren+in(imperative for 2nd plural)---------->öğrenin (learn)


Türkçe öğreniyorsanız ünlü uyumlarını mutlaka öğrenin. (Learn the vowel harmonies certainly if you are learning Turkish.)


zor (difficult)

gelmek (1to come, 2...3...4...5to be (with an adjective), 6...7.)

yardım (the help)

yardım etmek (to help)

tabiî, tabiî ki (of course, absolutely)


gel+yor ise---------->geliyor ise------------>geliyorsa (if it is coming)


iste+yor ise+n------->istiyor isen------------>istiyorsan (if you want)


Zor geliyorsa yardım ederim, tabiî ki istiyorsan. (I help if it is difficult, if you want of course. (direct: if it is coming difficult, i help; of course, if you are wanting))


ne kadar (how much)

gerekmek (to be needed, to be necessary)

almak (1to take, 2to buy, 3..4...5.)


gerek+yor ise------->gerekiyor ise---------->gerekiyorsa (if it is needed)

al+- --------------->take


Ne kadar gerekiyorsa al. (Take, how much it is being needed (direct: Take if how much is it being needed))


pasta (the cake)

dilim (the slice)

yemek (to eat)

kaç tane (how many)

istemek (to want)


pasta+dan(ablative)----------------------->pastadan (from the cake)

iste+yor ise+n--------->istiyor isen-------->istiyorsan (if you are wanting)


-Pastadan bir dilim yiyebilir miyim? (May I eat a slice of cake?)

-Kaç tane istiyorsan yiyebilirsin. (You can eat how many you want to eat. (direct: You can eat if how many do you want))


nasıl (how)

istemek (to want)

öyle (like that, so)

yapmak (to do)


iste+yor ise+n-------->istiyor isen-------->istiyorsan (if you are wanting)

yap- ---------------->yap (do)


Nasıl istiyorsan öyle yap. (Do however you want. (direct: Do if how do you want))


bilmek (to know)

siz (we)

tabiî, tabiî ki (of course)

açıklamak (1to explain, 2to clarify)


bil+yor ise+k---------->biliyorsak (if we know (direct: if we are knowing))

siz+e(dative) de(also)->size de (to you too)

açıkla+r+iz------------>açıklarız (we explain)


Biliyorsak size de açıklarız tabiî ki. (We explain to you too of course if we know)


nere (which place, where)

gitmek (to go)

sen (you)

götürmek (to take to, to take away)

memnun, hoşnut (glad)


nere+e(dative)-------->nere, nereye (to which place, where)

git+yor ise+k---------->gidiyorsak (if we are going)

sen+i(accusative)----->seni (you)

götür+yor+iz------------>götürüyoruz (we are taking away)

değil mi+sin------------->değil misin? (aren´t you?)


nere gidiyorsak (if where are we going)

seni de (you too)


Nere gidiyorsak seni de götürüyoruz. Memnun değil misin? (We are taking you wherever we are going. Aren´t you glad? (direct: We are taking you away if where are we going. ...)


insan (the human)

hangi (which)

dil (1the tongue, 2the language)

ile ilgili (about ..., connected with ..., related to ...)

kaynak (the resource)

araştırmak (to search, to research)


insan+lar----------------------->insanlar (people)


öğren+yor+lar ise--------------->öğreniyorlarsa (if they are learning)

onun ile ilgili-------------------->onunla ilgili (about it, connected with it)

araştır+r------------------------->araştırır (he researches)


hangi dili öğreniyorlarsa (whichever language they are learning (direct: if which language are they learning))

onunla ilgili kaynaklar (resources about it)


İnsanlar hangi dili öğreniyorlarsa onunla ilgili kaynaklar araştırır. (People research resources about whichever language they are learning (direct: people search resources about it if which language they are learning))


hoca (the one who teaches something (teacher, imam, coach etc.))

ertelemek (to delay, to put off)

demek (to say)

bence (in my opinion)

bu (this)

iyi (good)

işaret (the sign)

iyiye işaret olmak (to bode well (direct: to be sign to the good))



ertele+di+m--------------------------->erteledim (i delayed)

de+yor ise---------------------------->diyorsa (if he is saying)

iyi+e(dative)-------------------------->iyiye (to the good)


Hoca "Sınavı erteledim" diyorsa bence bu iyiye işaret değil. (It isn´t boding well in my opinion if the teacher says "I put the exam off" (direct: If the teacher is saying "I delayed the exam", in my opinion, this is not a sign to the good))


ne kadar (how much)

bilmek (to know)

o kadar (that much)

yapmak (to do)


bil+yor ise+k------------------>biliyorsak (if we know)

yap+ecek+iz------------------>yapacağız (we will do)


Ne kadar biliyorsak o kadar yapacağız. (We will do how much we know (direct: we will do if how much we know))

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