Nouns

Turkish Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Turkish which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Turkish Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Turkish. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Turkish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Turkish

Nouns Turkish Audio
Catkedi
Dogköpek
Womankadın
Womenkadınlar
Motheranne
SisterKız kardeş
ShoesAyakkabı
SocksÇorap
Bookkitap
Bookskitaplar
Starsyıldızlar
SunGüneş

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Turkish Nouns in a Sentence

English Turkish Audio
I have a dogBir köpeğim var
I speak Italianİtalyanca biliyorum
I live in AmericaAmerika'da yaşıyorum
This is my wifeBu benim karım
This is my husbandBu benim kocam
Can you close the door?Kapıyı kapatabilir misin?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Turkish. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Turkish

ActorAktör
ActressAktris
ArtistSanatçı
Businessmanİşadamı
DoctorDoktor
EngineerMühendis
NurseHemşire
PolicemanPolis
SingerŞarkıcı
StudentÖğrenci
TeacherÖğretmen
TranslatorTercüman

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Daily Conversation in Turkish

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Turkish Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Turkish

English Turkish Audio
He is a policemanO polistir
I have a long experienceTecrübem çok
I'm a new employeeBen yeni bir çalışanım
I'm an artistBen sanatçıyım
I'm looking for a jobİş arıyorum
She is a singerO şarkıcıdır
What's that called in French?Buna Fransızca ne denir?
I have a reservationRezervasyonum var
I have to goGitmem gerekiyor
Where do you live?Nerede yaşıyorum?
Spanish is easy to learnİspanyolca öğrenmek kolay

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith

Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Turkish about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Turkish Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Turkish homepage.

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