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Why is there no suffix behind the word(s): ''Sigarayı or/and bırakalı that indicates the first personal pronoun (I).

Sigarayı bırakalı daha az öksürüyorum.
I cough less since I gave up smoking.
{Sigarayı bırakalı} {daha az} {öksürüyorum}.
{I gave up smoking} { less} {I cough} since = ? .

For instance, is the following sentence correct? --> Sigarayı bırakalım daha az öksürüyorum.
Because then it's more clearly that there are two actions. ''I gave up'' and'' I cough''.

I need some explanations

For learning: Turkish
Base language: Turkish
Category: Language



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    since -> den beri, ondan sonra anlamı katar

    sigarayı bırakalı daha az öksürüyorum

    sigarayı bıraktığımdan beri daha az öksürüyorum

    sigarayı bıraktıkdan sonra daha az öksürüyorum

    Bırakalı doesn't indicate the first personal pronoun.
    -eli, -alı suffixes are adverb suffixes which mean since.So ''bırakalı'' means ''since I quit''
    bırakmak-->bırakalı = since (personal pronoun) quit
    kesmek--> keseli =since (personal pronoun) cut
    okumak-->okuyalı = since (personal pronoun) read

    ''Sigarayı bırakalım daha az öksürüyorum'' is not correct.Cause sigarayı bırakalım means Let's quit smoking.

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