"August is the eighth month of the year."

Translation:Ağustos yılın sekizinci ayı.

February 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emma607443

Why not "ayıdır" ?


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

Yil is year, what is yilin? And what does the "in" suffix in general?


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

in Turkish both the possessor and the possed thing gets a suffix. So -in here is the genitive suffix. These are already explained in tips&notes ;) https://www.duolingo.com/skill/tr/Possessives


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And it takes the possessive since it's "of the X".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hipo964982

''Ağustos sekinci ay yılındır'' should be accepted ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hipo964982

Or maybe saying ''Ağustos yılın sekizinci aydır''?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Duha28

Yes it it 'sekiz' so 'sekizinci'

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