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Introduction to Turkish:
Lesson 2

By boracasli

We're now teaching you the adjectives.

Did you remember is, this, table, chair and not?

The word for long is uzun.

Let's try.

this table is long

Answer: bu masa uzundur
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And let's try the negative.

this table is not long

Answer: bu masa uzun değildir
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Plurals.

Forming plurals in Turkish is very easy.

-lar = if the word's last vowel is A, I, O or U. -ler = if the word's last vowel is E, İ, Ö or Ü.

The word for these is bunlar.

Let's try.

these are tables

Answer: bunlar masalardır
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The word for that is şu.
The word for those is şunlar.

Let's try.

that is a table

Answer: şu bir masadır
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that is not a table

Answer: şu bir masa değildir
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those are chairs

Answer: şunlar sandalyelerdir
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those are not chairs

Answer: şunlar sandalyeler değildir
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