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"The bank is on the fifth floor."

Translation:Banka beşinci katta.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Rerack
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Why banka?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samiwise
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It is Turkish for ''Bank''. :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rerack
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Haha sorry I forgot.. and thanks!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HanaaNedhami

The bank should be translated to bankayı not banka which means to the bank. Right?

2 years ago

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Nope, subjects are never in the accusative case. It is only for specific direct objects and some time expressions :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maikefa

Well if we had mentioned the bank before then bankayı would mean THE bank (we talked about) is at the fifth floor. This is not the case. Banka doesn't mean to the bank, that would be Banka-ya. Am I right?

2 years ago

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What is katta?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MustavaM

"kat" is the "floor"

"ta" is acutaly the Locative suffix "da" but "kat" ends with "t" so the "da" is changed to "ta" which means "in" or in this case "on"

so katta = on the floor

1 year ago

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Thank you!

1 year ago