"Ben iyiyim ama o değil."

Translation:I am fine but he is not.

March 24, 2015

10 Comments


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

"iyiyim" is pronounced "iym"?

May 22, 2015

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

Native speakers usually use it as "iyyim"

December 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/trashboat9

I can hear iyiyim, listen to this: http://www.forvo.com/word/iyiyim/

May 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lina700795

Yeah

July 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Julia781240

Can "O" apply to both "he" and "she?" If so, how can you determine which one it is

October 11, 2016

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

"O" is both he and she. There is no way to distinguish and this is not of grammatical importance in Turkish. They don't even think about it.

A similar example would be "ils" and "elles in French. They distinguish "they" for a group of woman and for a group containing any number of men. This is not important in English, naturally :)

October 11, 2016

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

So in turkish we just say ben iyiyim to respond how are you?

August 15, 2015

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

Normally, you would just say "İyiyim, sen nasılsın" :)

August 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1058350975

Good should be accepted

June 14, 2017

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

My answer: "I am well but she is not."

September 3, 2018
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