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"Nuri Bilge Ceylan meşhur bir Türk yönetmen."

Translation:Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a famous Turkish director.

October 16, 2015



He's a fantastic director. 'Bir zamanlar Anadolu'da' (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia) is one of my favourite films.


Thank you for shedding some light on him. I was just going to ask about names of films he directed.

But how come 'Bir' is used here with a plural noun 'zamanlar'??


i think bir zamanlar is a set phrase meaning once upon a time....


müdür vs yönetmen?

  • "yönetmen" is a director of a movie or play
  • "müdür" is director of a company, school principal, police chief, etc.


Can both meşhur and Türk come before bir? Both of them are adjectives and bir should be between the adjective and the noun as I learned earlier.

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I think "Türk" is used as a noun here? Or does that only happen with the name of languages? Of course, 'yönetmen' doesn't have the genitive...


İ really love his movies, one of the reasons that im learning turkish is tu better understamd ceylan's movies

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