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    Salam Aleikum & Peace to all

    It is a boring weekend and I decided to create this thread lol..

    Would you like to learn some Turkish?
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    Wa alaykum assalam

    Some simple phrases never hurt anyone, did they?

    Who knows I might need them one day.

    Is Turkish more like from the European family of languages, as opposed to Arabic being a Semitic language?
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by noraina View Post
    Is Turkish more like from the European family of languages, as opposed to Arabic being a Semitic language?
    No, Turkish is not a European language. Arabic is in the Indo-European language family. Turkish is in the Ural-Altaic language family. Considering this, you can find more similarities between Arabic and English rather than Turkish
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    Geçmiş olsun.
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    Teşekkürler

    Ama ne için?
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by noraina View Post
    Wa alaykum assalam

    Some simple phrases never hurt anyone, did they?

    Who knows I might need them one day.
    Salam. Do you have something special to learn? Or just asking some basic frames?
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    What about the alphabets? You seem to use some different ones than in English, like ç It looks like C but what´s that thing under of it?
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    Yes there are different letters. It gives the "ch" sound in English. Every sound has a unique letter in Turkish.

    But you have different letters in Finnish as well
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by anatolian View Post
    Salam. Do you have something special to learn? Or just asking some basic frames?
    Well, being a student of Arabic calligraphy, I've always wanted to learn calligraphy from the Turkish masters of the art - heard so much of their expertise.

    I should learn first, 'Where can I learn calligraphy?'
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by anatolian View Post
    No, Turkish is not a European language. Arabic is in the Indo-European language family. Turkish is in the Ural-Altaic language family. Considering this, you can find more similarities between Arabic and English rather than Turkish
    That's very interesting, I've always thoughts of it as being more similar to the European languages than Arabic.

    Sağolun (the only word I've picked up, lol).
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by noraina View Post
    Well, being a student of Arabic calligraphy, I've always wanted to learn calligraphy from the Turkish masters of the art - heard so much of their expertise.

    I should learn first, 'Where can I learn calligraphy?'
    Yes calligraphy has been a famous art since the Ottoman period. You can say " Kaligrafiyi nereden öğrenebilirim?"
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    format_quote Originally Posted by noraina View Post
    That's very interesting, I've always thoughts of it as being more similar to the European languages than Arabic.
    It is not similar to Arabic also. I mean the similarity between Arabic and English is even more than the similarity between Turkish and these languages.

    format_quote Originally Posted by noraina View Post
    Sağolun (the only word I've picked up, lol).
    Bir şey değil
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    There are many Arabic (and also Persian) loanwords in Turkish. But besides that the grammar is very different.

    Calligrahpy'e genelde ''Kaligrafi'' değil de, ''hat sanatı'' deniliyor abi, özellikle Arapça söz konusu olduğunda
    ''Kuran Mekke'de indi, Mısır'da okundu, Istanbul'da (Türkiye'de) yazıldı'' sözünden yola çıkarak sormuş olmalı.

    This video might be a good introduction:

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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by Yahya. View Post
    There are many Arabic (and also Persian) loanwords in Turkish. But besides that the grammar is very different.

    Calligrahpy'e genelde ''Kaligrafi'' değil de, ''hat sanatı'' deniliyor abi, özellikle Arapça söz konusu olduğunda
    ''Kuran Mekke'de indi, Mısır'da okundu, Istanbul'da (Türkiye'de) yazıldı'' sözünden yola çıkarak sormuş olmalı.
    Selam Aleyküm. Great! We have another Turkish member from the "second homeland" Greetings to Germany..

    Söylediği doğru. Türk hattatlar dünyanın en meşhurları. Tarih boyunca da böyle olmuş.
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by Yahya. View Post
    There are many Arabic (and also Persian) loanwords in Turkish. But besides that the grammar is very different.

    Calligrahpy'e genelde ''Kaligrafi'' değil de, ''hat sanatı'' deniliyor abi, özellikle Arapça söz konusu olduğunda
    ''Kuran Mekke'de indi, Mısır'da okundu, Istanbul'da (Türkiye'de) yazıldı'' sözünden yola çıkarak sormuş olmalı.

    This video might be a good introduction:

    ah, we have another Turk!!! and from the second homeland! welcome to the forum! selamunaleykum, degerli kardesim, ve hos geldin.....
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    Many people say that Turkish is very easy
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    Re: Wanna Learn Turkish?

    format_quote Originally Posted by AhmedGassama View Post
    Many people say that Turkish is very easy
    Maybe, maybe not..But it is interesting you can be sure of that

    For example the snetence order is completely reverse,

    In English we say "Be quickly" or "I come from England"..This is same in Arabic I think

    But in Turkish we say "Çabuk(quickly) ol(be)" or "İngiltereden(from England) geliyorum(I come)

    Sometimes one turkish word is equal to one English sentence "Türkiyelileştiremediklerimizdenmisiniz? (Are you one of those whom we could not make from Turkey?)"
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    format_quote Originally Posted by anatolian View Post
    Maybe, maybe not..But it is interesting you can be sure of that

    For example the snetence order is completely reverse,

    In English we say "Be quickly" or "I come from England"..This is same in Arabic I think

    But in Turkish we say "Çabuk(quickly) ol(be)" or "İngiltereden(from England) geliyorum(I come)

    Sometimes one turkish word is equal to one English sentence "Türkiyelileştiremediklerimizdenmisiniz? (Are you one of those whom we could not make from Turkey?)"
    Well, the same thing in Arabic attachmentphp?attachmentid5746&ampstc1 - Wanna Learn Turkish?attachmentphp?attachmentid5747&ampstc1 - Wanna Learn Turkish?

    We say many Turkish words in our Arabic dialect in Tunisia like : Aman (Please) - Kahya (deputy) - Toz - Kazma - Babour - Tanjra...
    We say all of these non sense because of the colonialism of the Ottoman empire lol
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    I learnt some Turkish before I got married but forgot a lot of it, unfortunately.
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