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"Ekmek ye ve su iç!"

Translation:Eat bread and drink water!

3 years ago

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MaxwellSchneider

'Bread eat and water drink' So in Turkish, the verb comes last?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Selcen_Ozturk
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yes. Turkish is called an "SOV" language. (subject,object,verb)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EiricByrnes
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Just like Latin! :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ser229339
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And Japanese or German...

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/callitmagic.
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Not really true for German. It depends on what you say. German is a SVO language, only that the second conjugated verb comes in the end. The first one however is in the second position, same as in English, French, Italian etc. I eat bread. Ich esse Brot. Ekmek yerim. It's different.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SelinKapla2

How can you use it when you have two verbs? (in English)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BegykKUR

Peki

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/neio75
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"eat the bread and drink the water" is incorrect?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArkanGaulson
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Turkish has no articles. If you wanted to substantiate it you would have to say something like; "Eat the bread" - "Bu ekmeği ye"...Using the accusative ending for the noun "ekmek" which you'll learn in a lesson or so!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WildSage
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When you say that Turkish has no articles, are you referring to this sentence in particular or to Turkish in general?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArkanGaulson
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In general. Turkish uses the accusative to substantiate. In the same way that you might find it in Swedish when you say "finger" for "finger", but "the finger" becomes "fingret". - There's a similar logic here.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WildSage
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Thanks. That makes it easier to understand.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PieterQ
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There are no articles in the sentence, so I guess we have to take it very literally.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ayoo_lil.lexi13

yea because it would be Eat Bread And Drink Water

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wb4EKk

how do we say in Turkish bread to eat and water to drink

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArkanGaulson
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Ekmek yemek için ve su içmek için!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BegykKUR

Herkese piki ve tamam

1 year ago