Lesson 119: The conjunction -ki
In this lesson we will see the ki that works as a conjunction. The conjunction ki can have many meanings, including that, which, (even) though, so (that), it is because … that …, etc. We won't cover all of these extensively here, but we will focus on some common usages.
Since ki is a conjuction, it is not treated as a suffix, and it is written separate from other words.
|Sınavlarına çalış ki derslerini geçebil.||Study for your exams so you can pass your courses.|
|Öyle aniden gittin ki seni unutamadım.||You went so suddenly that I could not forget you.|
|Seni seviyor ki sana böyle davranıyor.||It is because he loves you that he acts towards you like this.|
|You went so suddenly that I could not forget you.||Öyle aniden gittin ki seni unutamadım.|
|Your brother will die so that you will be able to live.||Kardeşin ölecek ki sen yaşayabileceksin.|
|to behave, to act; to act towards, to treatSOMEONE IN A CERTAIN WAY||davranmak|
|It is because he loves you that he acts towards you like this.||Seni seviyor ki sana böyle davranıyor.|
|Return home in the evening not to let your dad get angry.||Akşam eve dön ki baban kızmasın.|
|You were so angry that you could not speak logically.||Öyle sinirliydiniz ki mantıklıca konuşamadınız.|