"Hayır,benÇinlideğilim,Japon'um."

Translation:No, I am not Chinese, I am Japanese.

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Why does Japon'um not Japon'luyum?

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The -li suffix normally attaches to the name of the country to derive a nationality. You could in theory say "Japonyalı," but that would mean "from Japan." Ultimately, the Japanese are just lucky and have their own ethnicity word in Turkish. (just like Türk, Alman, or Rus)

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