• Turkish grammar
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  • 1 The Turkish alphabet
  • 2 The Turkish pronunciation [0/2]
  • 3 Turkish cases [0/11]
  • 4 Turkish articles [0/1]
  • 5 Turkish nouns [0/5]
  • 6 Turkish adjectives [0/2]
  • 7 Turkish adverbs [0/11]
  • 8 Turkish pronouns [0/12]
  • 9 Turkish prepositions and postpositions [0/10]
  • 10 Verbs in Turkish [0/32]
  • 10.1 Turkish infinitive [0/2]
  • 10.2 The verb ''to be'' in Turkish (conjugation) [0/3]
  • 10.3 Turkish verb conjugation and tenses [0/12]
  • 10.4 Causative verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 10.5 Passive verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 10.6 Reflexive verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 10.7 Reciprocal verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 10.8 Modal verbs in Turkish [0/3]
  • 10.9 Auxiliary verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 10.10 Subjunctive verbs in Turkish [0/2]
  • 11 Turkish sentence structure and phrases [0/7]
  • The adverbs of quantity can be found as an answer to the question ‘ne kadar?’ (how much?) and can take a place before or after adjectives, verbs or other adverbs. 

    List of adverbs of quantity

    Miktar zarfları Adverbs of quantity
    daha 'more'
    en 'most'
    çok 'very/much/too much'
    oldukça 'quite'
    az  'not much'
    biraz 'a little/a bit'
    ne kadar 'how much/how'
    hemen hemen/neredeyse 'almost'
    bu/şu/o kadar 'such/so'
    kadar as much as

    When to use the adverbs of quantity?

    Adverbs of quantity are used in the following cases:

    1. indicating the equality
    2. indicating the comparison
    3. indicating the extremity

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    1. Indicating the equality

    The adverb 'kadar' (as much as) is used to show the equality.

    Examples

    • Yüzmeyi sevdiğim kadar koşmayı da seviyorum. (I like swimming as much as I like running.)
    • Çaydan ettiği kadar kahveden de nefret eder. (She hates tea as much as she hates coffee.)
    • Okuduğun kadar öğrenirsin. (You learn as much as you read.)

    ​2. Indicating the comparison

    The adverb 'daha' (more) is used to show the comparison and superiority.

    Examples

    • Kardeşim benden daha fazla yedi. (My sister ate more than me.)
    • Bugün dünden daha güneşli. (Today is more sunny than yesterday.)
    • Ben senden daha çalışkanım. (I am more hardworking than you.)

    3. Indicating the extremity

    The adverbs 'çokça / çok / pek çok / fazla (much/many/very), çok az (much less)' are used to show the extremity.

    Examples

    • O çok iyi birisi. (She is a very good person.)
    • Çok param yok. (I don't have much money.)
    • İtalya'da pek çok arkadaşı var. (She has too many friends in İtaly.)
    • Bugün düne göre çok az enerjim var. (I have much less energy today than yesterday.)