The word order in Turkish is flexible. One sentence can be written in different word orders.
In Turkish, one sentence can be written in different word orders. All of the sentences below have the same meaning but the placement of the stress is different. The first sentence shows the neutral word order (subject-object-verb) and the stress is on ‘eve’.
The most common word order that is used in the Turkish sentences is: 'Subject - Object - Verb' Generally, the verb takes a place at the end, but it can be anywhere in the sentence.
Subject + Object + Verb
|Subject||Object||Verb||Turkish sentence with neutral word order||Translation|
|Ben (I am)||kitap (a book)||okuyorum (reading)||Ben kitap okuyorum.||I am reading a book.|
|Sen (You)||bugün (today)kahve (coffee)||içmedin (didn't drink)||Sen bugün kahve içmedin.||You didn't drink coffee today.|
The Turkish personal pronouns are generally omitted because the person is mentioned in the adjective declension or the verb conjugation.
Adverbs of manner are the words that show how the act is done and usually placed before the verb.
Adverbs of place are generally placed before the verb. Unlike adverbs of manner, adverbs of place can take place in different parts of a sentence.
Adverbs of time usually placed at the beginning if the subject does not used in the sentence.
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