Dental suffixes

Keren, i think this can help you (unless you got everything explained ;) ):

when you need to add a suffix that starts with T or D, it meens you need to add a dental suffixe. If the last letter before the dental suffixe is  f/s/t/k/h/ç/ş/p , then D softens and turns into T, so you have a suffixe that starts with a T. If the last letter before the suffixe is a vowel or b/c/d/g/j/l/m/n/r/z (did i miss any consonants?), you simply add the suffix that starts with letter D. For example:

gitTim (i went)

korkTum (i was scared)

çıkTım (i went out)


yazDım (i wrote)

deDim (i said)

 oturDum (i sat)

Your task would be to add dental suffixes to the chosen verbs (find some interesting verbs that would be useful to know (if possible)). :)


Best phrase to remember f/s/t/k/h/ç/ş/p is Çift Haseki Paşa remove the vowel sounds.


  1. Keren cute

    kazandın– you won (I am not so sure :D )

    tuttun– you hold

    uçtum — I flew

    sevdin– you loved

    buldular– they found

    yardım ettim– I helped

    uyudun– you slept

    yürüdük– we walked

    correct me if I am wrong,

  2. Keren cute

    I wanna add more :D

    hissettim– I felt

    inandın –you believed

    mutluduk– we was happy<–i believe it should have been mutluyduk… i’ll try to find an explanation for that ;)

    oynadın — we played<– YOU played :)

    öptüm– I kissed

    aldık — we bought

    well done! :)

  3. LearnTurkishNow!

    Herkese merhaba,

    Mutlu-y-duk is actually

    Mutlu + idik: mutlu ends with a consanant and idik start with a consanant.

    but it becomes

    mutlu-y-duk (note that the infusion letter “y” goes in the middle and “idik” becomes “duk” to comply with the vowel harmony)



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