"A century, a year, a week, a day."

Translation:Bir asır, bir yıl, bir hafta, bir gün.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PrimeEagle
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Is "bir asır, bir sene, bir hafta, bir gün" also acceptable?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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Of course :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ybs19
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Sometimes when there is ''bir'' it accepts the answers without ''a'' ,sometimes not.Is there a specific rule or something? And why is ''Yüzyıl , yıl ,hafta , gün.'' not accepted?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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The reasoning behind this is that if you do not include "bir" in this sentence, it gets very messy in Turkish and hard to understand. I wish I had a better explanation :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ybs19
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Thanks a lot! :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elbarto1000

Difference of sene and yıl?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AriaHRD

Yıl is original Turkish, but sene is originally Arabic.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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There is none. They are the same :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EdwardThor2
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I wish points like this were better explained. I learn more in comments from people like AlexinNotTurkey than I do from the scanty notes provided with the lesson.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Muhammadbustani

A century its also bir ülke the sistem say false

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ayse467152

There are not enough "bir"s to complete this correctly

7 months ago
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