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"He is my type!"

Translation:O benim tipim.

October 15, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanBod
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Why can this not be "O benim türüm"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexinNotTurkey

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 :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanBod
  • 1159

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexinNotTurkey

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shahrazad26

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/miacomet

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexinNotTurkey

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

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