Learn the use of “Bu” in Turkish language. “Bu” meaning “this” is used with suffixes in some cases. Here is how it works:
- BU ne? What’s THIS?
- BU bir araba. THIS is a house.
- BUNLAR ne? What are THESE?
- BUNLAR araba. THESE are cars.
- BU ARABA güzel. THIS CAR is nice.
- BU ARABALAR güzel. THESE CARS are nice.
- Ben BU ARABAYI istiyorum. I want (the) THIS CAR.
- Ben BU ARABALARI istiyorum. I want (the) THESE CARS.
You can use “Bu” as an adjective. But the word takes the suffix for definite object (the) if the phrase is the object of the sentence.
- Ben BUNU istiyorum. I want (the) THIS.
- Ben BUNLARI istiyorum. I want (the) THESE.
“Bu” becomes “bunu” if it is used as the object of the sentence.
- BUNUN adı ne? What’s the name OF THIS?
- BUNLARIN adı ne? What are the names OF THESE?
- Kitabı BUNA koy. Put the book INTO/TO THIS.
- Kapıyı BUNUNLA aç. Open the door WITH THIS.
- BUNDA bir şey var. There is something IN / AT THIS.
- O BUNDAN daha iyi. It is better THAN (FROM in Turkish) THIS.
- Bunun için For this
- Bunun gibi Like this
- Bunun hakkında About this
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