Turkish 121 - The obligation and necessity suffix

In this lesson, you will learn about the obligation suffix -mElİ. This suffix is generally translated as must or should. It is used to convey (surprise surprise) necessity or obligation. It can also convey the meaning of how things generally should be done.

Obligation and necessitySingularPlural
First persongit-mElİ-y-İmgit-mElİ-y-İz
Second persongit-mElİ-sİngit-mElİ-sİnİz
Third persongit-mElİgit-mElİ-lEr

Translation: I/you/we/he/she/it/they should go.

This suffix can combine with other tenses, which will be explained in later lessons.