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"This sport is very popular."

Translation:Bu spor çok popüler.

August 23, 2015



Why is the sentence without the verb in Turkish correct? I find it confusing! Although it is easier! Would ' bu spor çok populerdir' be correct or wrong or just sound strange? If both are correct, where do I use them? Formal, colloquial? Thank you.


Both are not correct. -DIr is used for encyclopedic facts or strong assumptions. This is neither of those. :) Turkish does not have a real verb "to be" in the present tense (this is especially true in the 3rd person, like this sentence)


What is the different between meşhur and popüler?


Same meaning, different sources (languages) adapted from.

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