Turkish Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Turkish. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: ben
You: sen
He: o
She: o
We: biz
You (pl.): Siz
They: onlar

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: Seni seviyorum
She is beautiful: O güzel
We are happy: Mutluyuz
They are dancing: Dans ediyorlar

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: beni, bana
You: seni, sana
Him: onu, ona
Her: onu, ona
Us: bizi, bize
You (pl.): Sizi, size
Them: onları, onlara

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: Bana telefon numaranı ver
I can give you my email: Sana e-postamı verebilirim
Tell him to call me: Ona beni aramasını söyle
Can you call us?: Bizi arayablir misin?

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: benim
Your: senin
His: onun
Her: onun
Our: bizim
Your (pl.): Sizin
Their: onların

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: Benim telefon numaram...
His email is . . .: Onun e-postası...
Our dream is to visit Spain: Hayalimiz İspanya'yı ziyaret etmek
Their country is beautiful: Ülkeleri güzel

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: benimki
Yours: seninki
His: onunki
Hers: onunki
Ours: bizimki(ler)
Yours (pl.): Sizinki(ler)
Theirs: onlarınki(ler)

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: Bu kitap benimki
Is this pen yours?: Bu kalem seninki mi?
The shoes are hers: Bu ayakkabılar onunki
Victory is ours: zafer bizimdir

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