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What is suffix "-ini" (or perhaps "-ni")?

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In the first lesson on Plurals, the header says we will learn a new word sandviçlerini. But I certainly don't remember seeing it. Sandviçler I know, and sandviçleri. But what is this extra ni? (Apologies if this is taught in a subsequent lesson.)

3 years ago

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Also, I Forgot to answer your question. I can be one of two things. Either it is the 3rd person possessive suffix + the buffer -n + the accusative case OR the 2nd person sing. possessive suffix + the accusative case :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BampaOwl
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Thanks. I find myself wondering how many suffices can be added to a single word in Turkish! :-)

3 years ago

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We add several "forms" of a single root and this is one of them. You will see it later in the course, I am sure :)

3 years ago

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So you got the ability to start building the second version of the tree? :)

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Nope, we have it for the reverse course but most of the team members (myself included) have been too busy to focus on it. This has been like this from the release of the tree :)

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Tamam. Çok teşekkür ederim!

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