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Ulrike Zeshan (2003). Aspects of Türk Isaret Dili.

URL: http://www.benjamins.com/jbp/series/SL&L/6-1/art/0003a.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3467&langcode=tsm (2021-09-28).


Example #1:

    (1) ben okul tamam
    IX1 school done
    `I have finished school.'
Example #2:

    (4) bakmak^deg l bakmak^deg l g^rmek-son/tam
    look^not          look^not        see-completive
    ` (I) couldn't see it for some time, (but finally) I saw it.'
Example #3:

    (5) trkiye burada yapmak-son/tam
    turkey here        do-completive
    `I have done it here in Turkey.'
Example #4:

    (6) i vire     ben gitmek-son/tam
    Switzerland IX1 go-completive
    `(Then) I went to Switzerland.'
Example #5:

    `That's impossible. / No way.'
Example #6:

    para kendi degl
    money self not
    `There is no money involved for ourselves.'
Example #7:

    ben es/evlenmek kavga yo
    IX1 spouse/marry fight no-no
    `Oh no, I don't fight with my wife.'
Example #8:

    karisik bir-bir ben "konusmak"sol isaretsag
    mix     one-one IX1 "speak"left     signright
    `For me to mix up signing and speaking, that's no good.'
Example #9:

    ben okul bilmek^degl
    IX1 school know^not
    `I haven't been to school.'
Example #10:

    okul sageg ti 1
    school rightteach1
    `They didn't teach me anything at school.'
Example #11:

    osol dnya i inde bilmek^deg l
    IXleft world in          know^not
    `They don't know what's in this world (of signing).'
Example #12:

    c. ben bilmek
    IX1 know
    `But I know.'
Example #13:

    ben konusmak bilmek^degl
    IX1 speak           know^not
    `I can't speak.'
Example #14:

    ben konusmak bilmek degl
    IX1 speak           know not
    `I can't speak at all.'
Example #15:

    c. yazmak-konusma-tekrar
    `(So) I talk to others in writing all the time.'
Example #16:

    sebep konusmak bilmek^deg  l sebep
    reason speak            know^not          reason
    `The reason why I cannot speak?'
Example #17:

    e. ^gretmen osag sageg ti 1 i m          tembel osag
    teacher       IXright righteducation1 lazy       IXright
    `(It's because) the teachers didn't teach me anything.'
Example #18:

    f. ben aptal olmak
    IX1 stupid be
    `(So) I became intellectually dull.'
Example #19:

    ben yas-bymek konusmak bilmek^deg l            i
    IX1 grow-up             speak         know^not
    `I grew up not knowing how to speak.'
Example #20:

    h. ben akilli         kalmak
    IX1 intelligent stay
    `I am intelligent though.'
Example #21:

    i. isaret i i
    sign good
    `I can sign well.'
Example #22:

    j. konusmak bilmek degl
    speak         know not
    `(But) I don't speak at all.'
Example #23:

    (18) sen       de gel- ecek mi- sin?
    Pron.:2Sg also come- FUT Q- 2Sg
    `Will you be coming, too?'