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"Is the tea with or without sugar?"

Translation:Çay şekerli mi yoksa şekersiz mi?

3 years ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/haerone

Shouldn't the tea be Çay| in this sentence?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sainio
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No, because çay is the subject. (So it doesn't take an accusative ending.)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/haerone

thanks

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Daviddd21

why couldn't you use 'veya' here?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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Because you only have two options. "Veya" allows for options that are not the two listed (My hat is blue or green [or some other color that I didn't list]). "yoksa" is used when it is either one or the other (My hat is blue or green [it cannot be any other color except for one of those two]).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Daviddd21

oh okay. i think i was confused because the notes say that 'yoksa' is optional... Thanks again!

3 years ago

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"yoksa" is optional. You can always choose to exclude "yoksa" and just use the question particles mi...mi :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/judth15

Can you also ask çay hem sekerli hem de sekersiz mi

4 months ago