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"Pazar haftanın son günüdür."

Translation:Sunday is the last day of the week.

April 17, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alf42

hafta < Persian hafta (week) < haft (seven)


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

Would it be wrong to say "Pazar haftadaki son gündür"?


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

Well done!It is delicate and acceptable.For your information,check the following:

Pazar haftadaki son gündür--->The last day of the week is sunday. It is the syntactically correct translation of your sentence. Best regards!Kolay gelsin!


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

What is "haftadaki"?


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

In Turkey, then, the week is generally thought of as Monday through Sunday? (Unlike the typical American Sunday through Saturday.)


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

I don't think so, because sunday is pazar and monday is pazartesi.


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

It doesn't have to be logical.

I think that even in the US, "the weekend" is Saturday+Sunday even though Sunday is the first day of the week on most calendars there.


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

I never thought of this, but you are right, mizinamo. Even though US week begins on Sundays, according to our printed calendars, the weekEND includes Sunday. Go figure.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matt-T-T

Well they're both the ends! The front end and the back end!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amrokasha76

Why is it haftanın?


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

It is a possessive construction. "The week's day" or (the natural English translation) "The day of the week" :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pilotjones1991

What is the reason for the second ü in "günüdür"? Why is it not gündür?


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

It is a possessive suffix. "haftanın günü" :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Atilla216742

The other say: Haftanın son günü Pazardır.

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