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In Turkish there are two kinds of verbs:
1. Transitive verbs: take an object (anla -understand, sev -love, bul -find, yap -make...)
2. Intransitive verbs: take no object (gül -laugh, uyu -sleep, öl -die...)
The infinitive is the mood of the verb without any conjugation. In order to make a the Turkish infinitive, the suffix -mak or -mek is added to the verb root according to the last vowel of the verb root.
There are 4 main tenses in the Turkish language:
Verbs are conjugated according to suffixes. This makes the conjugation different than English or other Roman and Latin languages.
The different suffixes are:
Causative verbs are verbs that explain how a person or a thing makes something happen (verbs with an obligated indirect object like to make something, to get something,...). In Turkish, a causative verb is formed by adding a specific suffix to the verb.
The passive voice is used to emphasize the action and the object of a sentence. The passive voice is formed by adding specific suffixes. The passive suffixes are: ''-n, -in, -il''
In English, the words myself, oneself,... are used in combination with reflexive verbs. In Turkish, the suffix -(i)n shows that the subject and the object are the same in a sentence. The reflexive mood is only used with certain verbs.
The reciprocal verb gives a meaning of an action that is done together with another person. In English one would say `one another`. In Turkish, the suffix -(i)ş is used to provide this meaning. The reciprocal mood can only be used with certain verbs.
|1 Turkish infinitive|
|2 The verb ''to be'' in Turkish (conjugation)|
|3 Turkish verb conjugation and tenses|
|4 Causative verbs in Turkish|
|5 Passive verbs in Turkish|
|6 Reflexive verbs in Turkish|
|7 Reciprocal verbs in Turkish|
|8 Modal verbs in Turkish|
|9 Auxiliary verbs in Turkish|
|10 Subjunctive verbs in Turkish|
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