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"İçerim."

Translation:I drink.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/no.name.42
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Can you drop pronouns, like in Spanish?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Selcen_Ozturk
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yes

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tuono_og_blixtar
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So far, the grammar reminds me a lot of Latin, despite no similarity in the vocabulary. No articles, verbs at the end of the sentence, and pronouns that can be dropped.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chaered
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So far it reminds me a bit of Irish (the bit I know from duolingo so far), except with the verb at the back instead of front: -im for 1st singular, and a separate pronoun for 3rd.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ValentinCordier
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This one made me think a lot of Irish and especially "Ithim" that means I eat haha

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zoloft
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selcen_ozturk i want to thank you personally so much. i am so happy that the turkish course is out, i can't express it enough. tesekkur ederim. you are mukummel

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yasemin.ca2

Not mukummel, mükemmel :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/S0R0USH
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Are there any irregular verbs in Turkish?

In spanish the irregular verbs don't have an -o ending if it's an "I [verb]" sentence.

For example,

Irregular verb: "yo soy"

Regular verb: "yo bebo", "yo corro", "yo camino"?

edit: bebo

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MazBalay
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There's only 1 irregular verb in Turkish - "olmak" - which means "to be" or "to happen" - and it's nowhere near as irregular as "ser" in Spanish!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Selcen_Ozturk
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that's not quite true, there are 13 irregular verbs in the aorist tense, but that's a "small" irregularity, they take ır-ir instead of ar-er

http://turkishlanguage.co.uk/aoristverblist.htm

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WalterApri

oh look, that old nightmare from Classical Greek, aorist! Imagine meeting you here...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jflagos

to drink = beber.

yo bebo*

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zapper112
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Shouldn't it be "yo bebo" ?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/linkinparkSWE
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how do I know it is me who drinks. is the -im part at the end telling that its me who drinks it?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/envercyilmaz
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For "içmek" (to drink) verb you can follow this:

(I) Ben içerim

(You) Sen içersin

(He/She/It) O içer

(We) Biz içeriz

(You) Siz içersiniz

(They) Onlar içerler

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/anizka

Yes, exactly

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JasonR-1
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It seems the speed of the recordings is too fast. Even the "slow" button doesn't pronounce the words slowly and carefully. Is it just me or are others experiencing this as well?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tahscenery
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I experience that too... they should fix this...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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We are unable to do anything about this :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mastekmehmet

Yuuuuuuuuu

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tahscenery
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It's alright. But if you do have a chance to fix it, I recommend you do. But it's not something that needs to be changed definitely.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Adam323883

could you not put ben before this for "I"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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You could, but you do not have to :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Adam323883

thank you :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SarBak
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I answered "I am drinking," how is that wrong or different from "I drink"?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lephar
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"Ben içerim" means "I drink" in English. "I am drinking" is "Ben içiyorum". One present and one continuous :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sara_razrushost
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Yeah, the grammar can be tricky between these 2 languages.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sfitzknott

In the tips & notes for the lesson, it explains that Turkish distinguishes between continuous and simple present tense. (I drink vs. I am drinking), which it says will be dealt with in later lessons.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SarBak
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Thanks, I got that explanation two questions down. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wyqtor
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Can anyone explain why does the final i in "içerim" sound just like a dotless "ı" ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lephar
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Well, the sound of English-Turkish course has some issues as the moderators say. This is a phonetic language, so if you ever face a dilemma about the voice, listen to your senses, it will probably come true :D And no, the first and the last "i" should have same sound, a sound like "he" in English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kotrasuda

There is a rule in Turkish if a word has "a, ı, o, u" in first syllable then other vowels in the rest of the word will be "a, ı, o, u" or if "e, i, ö, ü" in first syllable then rest will be "e, i, ö, ü". But this rule is not for every word. There are some irregularities to that rule. But that might help.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tahscenery
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I see that you can say "Ben içerim" too. But when can you omit/drop pronouns?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Selcen_Ozturk
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they are always optional, unless you have more than 1 in a sentence (ben içerim ama sen yersin: I drink but you eat)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tahscenery
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Oh, so you can't say "içerim ve yersin", but you can say "ben içerim ve sen yersin"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shahumnoor

J ln BMb

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shaggywashere

i did that but it didnt register the "i"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AilinAmirr

I forget write (i)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/andi311452

I am typing the correct translation I drink keeps telling me i am incorrect what the point in learning if when you get it right it tells you it's wrong!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Volkz1

I think it's being said a little too fast.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Eleen904645

When you say icerim dosent it mean drink not i drink because you have to say ben icerim

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shams690295

Same I am writing

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AhmedAlbaity

Whst is the different between içerim and Ben çerim ?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Klaus650857
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... therefore I am.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertJ.Mc

Is there a way to switch to a Turkish keyboard? I have a tablet phone.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertJ.Mc

Is there a way to turn on the Turkish keyboard?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sondos_diab

-_- whhhhhhy !

4 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbbasAljbo3

Good

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ramin265177

This is silly. i write it right but it does not recognize it

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IsaiahRodr16

suck my duck

1 year ago