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Reading Turkish: About a proverb

Lesson 4: New lesson

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in this way /thus
böylece
as well as
hem... hem de
to look (after)
bakmak
to make someone look after
baktırmak
to make someone look after/take care of the animals
hayvanlara baktırmak
cub /young animal
yavru
the cubs of the animals
hayvanların yavrusu
when there was /were /when it became
olunca
when there were animal cubs
hayvanların yavrusu olunca
he saw (rep.)
görmüş
his own
kendi
right /claim
hak
his own right
kendi hakkı
as being his own right
kendi hakkı olarak
he saw it as being his own right
kendi hakkı olarak görmüş
when there were animal cubs he saw them as his own right
hayvanların yavrusu olunca kendi hakkı olarak görmüş
to seize /capture/confiscate /hold/ command (a place) /usurp a dative
el koymak
he saw and he confiscated them
görüp el koyuyormuş
when there were animal cubs he saw them as his own right and confiscated them.
hayvanların yavrusu olunca kendi hakkı olarak görüp el koyuyormuş.
In this way the landlord made them look after his animals as well as when there were animal cubs he saw them as his own right and confiscated them.
Ağa böylece hem hayvanlarına baktırıyor hem de hayvanların yavrusu olunca kendi hakkı olarak görüp el koyuyormuş.
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