"Soğuk yaz olmaz."

Translation:There is no cold summer.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AneurinEE
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Clearly, the Turkish mods have never been to England.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LadyNurington

I lived in England for 3 years during my undergraduate studies and I can assure you I did not write that sentence! :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IanPower1

Difference between this and 'İt is not a cold summer?'

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sincaxi

I believe this one is saying that there is no such thing as a cold summer. It never happened, isn't happening, and never will happen. "It is not a cold summer" is just saying that the current summer isn't cold, but it doesn't apply to summers in the past or in the future. Native Turkish speakers, please correct me if I'm wrong.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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It is denying the possibility of a cold summer. "A cold summer cannot be" basically or it is impossible. "There is no cold summer here ever" for example.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rolandcassar

I'm sorry if I'm a bit dense, but I can't fit "olmaz" into any aorist conjugation I can find. Can you explain where te "z" comes from?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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The 3rd person negative aorist always has it. "gitmez/olmaz/yazmaz" etc.

2 years ago

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I put "summer can't be cold" ?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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That would be "olamaz" as the verb :)

2 years ago

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OK. Thank you sir.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/el_kousy

and what is that olamaz

is it a different verb from olmak

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zesul
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Olamaz (cannot be) is the negative of olabilir (can be). And yes, it's different from olmak. Olmak = to be; olabilmek = to be "able to be".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DarynKJohn
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Could I not say there are no cold summers? In the same way that there are no big spiders? "buyuk orumcek olmaz" seems to be acceptable in both the singular and the plural. Same rules apply here?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Reinhard724792
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why not: summer is not cold. ..?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ARMYZEHRA
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It's mean is yaz soğuk olmaz

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Reinhard724792
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Thank you!

1 year ago
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