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Lesson 17: Negative verbs

To make a verb negative we just add mE after the stem, and after that we can conjugate the verbs as usual.

gelmek okumak yemek bakmak
gelmemek okumamak yememek bakmamak

The negative form of the imperative looks like this:

Don't go. Don't eat the apple.
First form Gitme. Elmayı yeme.
Second form Gitmeyin Elmayı yemeyin.
Third form Gitmeyiniz. Elmayı yemeyiniz.

And the negative form of the present continuous looks like this:

You are not looking. He is not listening.
Infinitive bakmamak dinlememek
Stem bakma dinleme
Drop trailing vowel bakm dinlem
Add personal ending Bakmıyorsunuz. Dinlemiyor.
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