There is | There is NOT |I have | I don’t have

Ok todays lesson is a little different than the other grammar stuff. This one is easy but hard to understand for some people at first.

-VAR (There is | have)

-YOK (There is not | have not)

Lets try to say i have a car .

Car: araba

araba(m) var -I have a car :[You use the possesion suffix to tell that it is your car.] {Benim arabam var.}

araba(m) yok- I don’t have a car

araba(n) yok – You don’t have a car.

araba yok – There is no car.

araba(s)(ı) yok – He/she doesnt have a car. I correct this one after i see Laura’s post the suffix is not (sı) but only ı .Y,S,Ş,N is used when the words are finished with the letter a,e,i,o,u,ü,ö,ı (ANOTHER LESSON TO LEARN LATER)

you can form lots of sentences like this.


try to say : i have 2 apples in my pocket

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16 Responses to There is | There is NOT |I have | I don’t have

  1. Stefan says:

    Is it: “Incine cepim iki elmalerim var.” ?

  2. frozsgy says:

    @stefan: you should say: “cebimde iki elmam var” <---- thats correct as well apple has possessions. in Turkish, we user plural forms of words rarely for things don't alive. <---- never heard of this one myself.

  3. admin says:

    “Cebimde iki elma var.” is the correct form. when you say the quantitiy of the apples you must not plural it like “elmalar”

  4. Stefan says:

    @frosgy: aint apples considered alive in turkey?

  5. Louise says:

    Didnt know that you dont make objects plural.

  6. Louise says:

    Cebimde iki tane elma var. <---- Nicely Done!!!

  7. Nahaj says:

    Are you Hungarian? This is a sentence similar to that used to prove that Hungarian and Turkish are related languages.
    Cebimde cok elma var.
    In Hungarian:
    Zsebemben sok alma van.
    Zs=j, s=sh, the others like in Turkish.

  8. admin says:

    Turkish and Hungarian are from the same origin. Ugric-Altaic Language and yes i heard about that sentence hungarian people understands it very well as well.

  9. Laura says:

    param yok
    paran yok
    para yok —> there is no money
    parası yok

    param var
    paran var
    para var —-> there is money
    parası var

    <-- Hey people Please check the correct usage of Possesive pronouns It is beyond perfect.....

  10. tarkan says:

    well done!!

  11. rebeka says:

    thanks very much for this webside.

  12. Laura says:

    Car: araba

    araba(m) var -I have a car :[You use the possesion suffix to tell that it is your car.] {Benim arabam var.}

    biletim var – I have a ticket

    biletim yok – I don’t have a ticket

    biletin yok – You don’t have a ticket

    bilet yok – there is no ticket

    biletsi ? isn’t it bileti ? yok – he/she doesn’t have a ticket
    <--------- onun bileti yok. bileti yok.

  13. fran says:

    what about plural? how do we say “we don’t have a car”

    <--- arabamız yok : we dont have a car. <----arabalarımız yok : we dont have cars.

  14. Esra says:

    Merhaba, OMG THANK YOU SOOOOOOOO MUCH FOR THE LESSONS YOU ARE A LIFE SAVER!!! cok tesekkur ederim ciddim, honestly i could sit here an hour saying thank you and it wouldnt be enough thanks!! =) iyi gunler!!!!

    <---- no problem at all ! my pleasure 🙂

  15. Lilith says:

    Cepimde iki elma var.<-- cebimde iki elma var.

  16. Lilith says:

    oh, no p, but b… cebim<--- nice that you discover your own mistake!

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