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Lesson 104: The positive irregular aorist

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In the previous lesson, you have seen how regular verbs are conjugated in aorist. Now in this lesson, you will learn about the infamous 13 irregular verbs. There are 13 verbs in Turkish that are monosyllabic, but are conjugated as if they are polysyllabic, taking -(İ)r as tense suffix.

EnglishTurkish
to take; to getalmak
to knowbilmek
to findbulmak
to stopdurmak
to comegelmek
to seegörmek
to staykalmak
to be, to become, to happenolmak
to dieölmek
to thinksanmak
to arrivevarmak
to givevermek
to hitvurmak

Notice how the verbs are basic and frequently used, so you should know these exceptions well.

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