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"The house is to the left of the church."

Translation:Ev, kilisenin solunda.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/cokethenwpepsi

What is the purpose of the comma here?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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Subjects can optionally be separated by commas in Turkish :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YasserMagdad

Why solundadır is wrong it a fact that the house is next the church

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MuhammedMu226171

Öyle işte

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackyDW
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Why use "solunda" rather than "solda"?

2 years ago

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It is a possessive structure. "Sol" (left) + "-u" (3rd person poss.) + "-n" (buffer letter) + "-da" (locative) = solunda

It is like saying "on its left" :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackyDW
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Oh! Okay, I got it now.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/izzati.liyana

Is solundadır acceptable?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jamurla
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Grammatically, yes; but native speakers mostly use it as "solunda". We omit -dir, -dır.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MireilleM18

would it be also "solunda" for "on your left" then?

4 weeks ago

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Yes.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Carmen629301

Why kilisenin?

1 month ago