If I'm accurately understanding ShengfenLe's question, "The cat is lying on the bed" would translate as: "Kedi yatakta uzanıyor".
Yes they are related. But sleeping : uyumak, it might also mean "yatmak" but only in certain occasions.
"Kedi yatakta uyuyor." Translation: The cat is sleeping in the bed or on it.
"Kedi yatağın üstünde uzanır" - The cat is lying on the bed. (Stretched out) & lazy.
İki sene sonra sana cevap verdim. - I have given you an answer 2 years later & I apologise.
In English there is a difference between the meaning of "in the bed" and "on the bed." "In the bed" means under the covers. "On the bed" implies on top of the bedcovers or on a bare mattress or open bed perhaps. It implies there is no covering over the sleeper. How does Turkish make this distinction, if it does so? Thanks.
Günaydın - Good morning Eva
"Kedi yatakta uyuyor." Translation: The cat is sleeping in the bed.
Kedi yatakta uyuyor, yatak çarşafın altında.
If the sentence says that "the cat is sleeping IN the bed", that means that she is physically sleeping inside the bed, not on the bed, or? I know that the translation "on the bed" is accepted too.. but i am interested in the answer for "in the bed".