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

Animal sounds in Turkish

This is something difficult to add in the course, but why not teach this to you here?

I created this myself, all images are taken from Wikipedia. Did I forget something? Please feel free to add.

May 31, 2015

20 Comments


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

Aslan, yılan, karga, kurt, domuz? kükremek, ıslıklamak, gaklamak, ulumak, homurdanmak??


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

yılan - tıslamak


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

I want to add that some animal sounds use repetition, and you can use them as verbs such as;

kurbağa- vırak vırak (vıraklamak) Köpek- hav hav (havlamak) ördek- vak vak (vaklamak) kuş- cik cik (ciklemek)

Also "eşek" says "aa iii" and "koyun/kuzu" says "meee". I just thought that just writing ai and me could be confusing.

You can listen to this children's song. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRCVETTgEGs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDIjKOYi7s0


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

It was inevitable.....

=D


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

Thank you so much for this! I love learning animal sounds in different languages. And I particularly love the way cats miyav in Turkish! >^..^<


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

İnek böğürür.


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

it is really great!

to be honest, pigeons' sound is different then cik. An image of another bird may be used.

Actually for the birds, we should have another topic. :D inspired by Kuşçu Şevket


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

Wonderful! The font is a little hard to read though.


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

Teşekkürler!

But I think the font is not clear.

BTW: Do the bubbles refer to animals' sounds?


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

yes, above the sound, below the verb


[deactivated user]

    My boyfriend and I had a conversation about animal sounds when I kept hearing people in Turkey say, "Bok! Bok!" and realized they were saying "Look!" So I asked him, "Then what sound do chickens make?" haha. I thought we were the only ones that had these conversations. :)


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

    oh we certainly don't say b*k, but "Bak!" :)


    [deactivated user]

      Lol. Oops!


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

      Love this! Gave you an ingot! :)

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