This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Turkish. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. 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.
This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.
Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. 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.
|As tall as||...kadar uzun|
|Taller than||... daha uzun|
|Shorter than||... daha kısa|
|More beautiful||Daha güzel|
|Less beautiful||Daha az güzel|
|Most beautiful||En güzel|
|You are happy||Sen mutlusun|
|You are as happy as Maya||Maya kadar mutlusun|
|You are happier than Maya||Maya'dan daha mutlusun|
|You are the happiest||En mutlu sensin|
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Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.
|Can you take less?||Daha ucuz olabilir mi?|
|Do you accept credit cards?||Kredi kartı kabul ediyor musunuz?|
|How much is this?||Bu ne kadar?|
|I'm just looking||Sadece bakıyorum|
|Only cash please!||Yalnızca nakit lütfen!|
|This is too expensive||Bu çok pahalı|
|Credit card||kredi kartı|
|Gas station||Benzin istasyonu|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.
|It is very delicious!||Çok lezzetli!|
|May we have the check please!||Çeki alabilir miyim?|
|The bill please!||Hesap lütfen!|
|Waiter / waitress!||Garson!|
|What do you recommend? (to eat)||Hangi yemeği önerirsiniz?|
|What's the name of this dish?||Bu yemeğin adı nedir?|
|Where is there a good restaurant?||Nerede güzel lokanta bulabilirim?|
|A cup of||Bir fincan|
|A glass of||Bir bardak|
|Tip (money for the waiter)||Bahşiş|
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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Turkish about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Turkish Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Turkish homepage.