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Merhaba arkadaşlar ..nasılsınız ? bir soru sormak istiyorum ...
Hi friends are you ..i have a question ..
there is 2 verb in the same meaning i think in Turkish'' bitirmek '' and ''' bitmek ''
if i want to say : i finish my work which verb i must to use ??
ben benim işim bittim ?
ben benim işim bitirdim ?
Thank you :)

For learning: Turkish
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    Bitirmek is transitive. So we need to use an object.
    Bitmek is intransitive. So it never takes object (accusative).

    Ben işimi bitirdim.
    We have an object, thats why we used bitirmek.

    İş bitti.
    There is no object. Its intransitive. So it must be bitmek.

    -r is a suffix that we turn intransitive verbs to transitive ones. There are not many, but common verbs:

    Doğmak: to be born
    Doğurmak: to give a birth, to bear

    Bitmek: to end, to come to end
    Bitirmek: to finish sth

    Yatmak: to lie (on the sofa, bed), to go to bed
    Yatırmak: to put someone to bed, to bed

    Uçmak: to fly
    Uçurmak: to fly sth (a kite etc.), to let/make sth/sb fly

    Btw its better not to use possesive pronouns if you use the subject in the sentence:

    Ben işimi bitirdim. is better instead of ben benim işimi bitirdim. (İts not grammatically wrong, but doesnt sound nice. Because with the word we already give the person işiMi) and you have to use an -i after işim to give the accusative case: ben işimİ bitirdim.

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