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"He is my type!"

Translation:O benim tipim.

2 years ago

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Why can this not be "O benim türüm"?

2 years ago

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Unfortunately, it doesn't really sound idiomatic here. Really, "tip" is the best version in this case. It just has to be memorized as an idiom :)

2 years ago

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But in most cases are "türüm" and "tip" interchangeable?

2 years ago

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The key in that they are interchangeable in most cases. This is one case where that is not the case. :)

2 years ago

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Would this still be pronounced as "o benim tibim"? Or is the "p" really preserved here?

2 years ago

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The "p" is preserved. Some words keep the unvoiced consonants and they just have to be memorized as they come along.

2 years ago

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Usually those words that keep the last consonant are one syllable words.

1 year ago