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"You are next to me."

Translation:Sen benim yanımdasın.

July 19, 2015



Is "Yanimdasin" enough in this case?


Yes it is enough, thats the power of turkish language. One complex word that contains a full sentence meaning.

I feel like it can contain a whole story on one word. :D


"You are next to me." Translation: Sen benim yanımdasın.

Yanımdasın, canımdasın. Her gün gitsen, kapımdasın. Kaderimsin, yazımsın. Bilki hala, aklımdasın.

This romance song has the predicative suffix (-sin/-sın) 2nd person singular, locative (-da) & possessive suffix (-im) 1st person singular. As does Duo's question /answer.


Is "canimdasin" an older/archaic version of "yanimdasin"? I speak Kazakh and we say it like "canimdasin" - Sen menin canimdasin. Or does it simply mean "in my soul"?)




Is "canimdasin" an older/archaic version of "yanimdasin"? I speak Kazakh and we say it like "canimdasin" - Sen menin canimdasin. Or does it simply mean "in my soul"?)

Sibel can. "Sen benimsin albümü."

Please listen to this album by "Sibel can."

Canımdasın --> "You are in my life."

You understand it as --> "in my soul." I understand "soul" as "ruh" in Turkish.

My soul in Turkish is --> "ruhum."

Tell me what you think about the Turkish language differences of "Kazakh" & mainland "Turkey."

Please check my word definitions too. I'm from London & Turkish is not my first language. It is English.

This discussion could become addictive. The Turkish dialect & its derivatives are fascinating. Your English is fluent. Is it taught to Kazakh children as a second language?

Do you also speak Russian?

Tanıştığıma memnun oldum.


Sen benim yaninda.. ??


I don't think it works. "Yan" is "side." So:

yanında = yan + ı (3rd person possessive suffix) + (n)da (locative suffix) = "at [his/her/its/their] side"

But in this sentence, you're at MY side, so "yan" needs the 1st person possessive suffix (-ım). And "sen" is the subject, so we also need the -sın "to be" ending. Which gives us:

yanımdasın = yan + ım (1st person singular possessive) + da (locative) + sın ("to be" ending for sen)

(I hope that makes sense. It's confusing.)


Just to expand, it could also be:

yanında = yan + ın (2rd person possessive suffix) + da (locative suffix) = "at your side"

These come out the exact same in the end.


Oo, thanks -- I completely missed that!


Thanks I like this explaining alot


As I understand if the subject was Ben, I would have written yanındayım?


Yes: if it had been "I am next to you," (or next to him, her, or it), it would be "ben senin yanındayım." =)


Tesekkur ederim...


makes sense, thanks!


Is 'Sen benim kenarımdasın' wrong?


That would be 'You are on my edge' which does not make sense


Yanımdasın.. Accepted

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