Turkish is one of the oldest functional languages. It is spoken by about 100 Million people living in Turkey, former Soviet republics, China, parts of the Middle East and the Balkans. It belongs to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family of languages.
Some of the Turkish characters don't exist in the English alphabet. If you can't input them here - try the following:
|To Get||Enter||Sample Verbs|
|ı||I||Ihmak equals ıhmak|
|ö||o:||to:kezlemek equals tökezlemek|
|ü||u:||su:zmek equals süzmek|
All Turkish infinitives end in -mak or -mek. Like in the Finnish language, the vowel harmony plays a big role on constructing the inflected forms. Compare for instance the forms of olmak and ekmek!