Turkish 129 - Reciprocal voice suffix -(İ)ş

QuestionAnswer
to discuss, to negotiate; to interview
VERB - transitive, non-causativeVERB - accusativeVERB - intransitive, reciprocal
görüşmek
to kiss
VERB - transitive, non-causativeVERB - accusative
öpmek
to kiss each other
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
öpüşmek
to make love
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
sevişmek
Fun fact: sevişmek used to mean to love each other. When someone said "Ayşe'yle sevişiriz." it used to mean that the speaker and Ayşe love each other. But now it means the speaker and Ayşe have sex on occasion.
to meet with each other, to get together, to convene
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
buluşmak
event, incident, happening, phenomenon
noun
olay
After the events, the congress convened.
sentence
Olaylardan sonra meclis buluştu.
I know that Kamil (in his life) never made love.
sentence
Ben biliyorum ki Kamil hayatında hiç sevişmedi.
In English when we make sentences with never or ever, it automatically refers to the subject's total experience. Like when we say "John never kissed." It automatically means that John has never touched lips with another person in his entire life. But in Turkish, when we say "John hiç öpüşmedi.", it sounds as if the sentence did not end yet, as if it would continue with something like "at the party" or "on that boat-trip". So we put "hayatında" (in his/her life) to emphasize this point. Additionally, depending on the subject, it would conjugate as "hayatımda, hayatında, hayatında, hayatımızda, hayatınızda, hayatlarında".
to run away, to flee
VERB - intransitive, non-passiveVERB - ablative
kaçmak
to flee together, to run away in many directions together
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
kaçışmak
After the bombing incidentsLiterally: Explosion events everyone fled together.
sentence
Patlama olaylarından sonra herkes kaçıştı.
glance, look; point of view
noun
bakış
to look at each other
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
bakışmak
My elder brother and his girlfriend are looking at each other.
sentence
Abimle kızarkadaşı bakışıyor.
to agree, to come to terms, to understand each other
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
anlaşmak
Cansu and you, you understood each other well.
sentence
Cansu ve sen iyi anlaştınız.
kindergarten
noun
anaokulu
to laugh together
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
gülüşmek
In preschool, little kids always laugh together.
sentence
Anaokulunda küçük çocuklar hep gülüşürler.
to discuss, to converse, to chat
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
söyleşmek
to fight
VERB - intransitive, reciprocal
dövüşmek
When they are little, male siblings sometimes fight.
sentence
Erkek kardeşler küçükken bazen dövüşürler.

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