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    -(i)m, -(i)n, -(s)i, -(i)miz, -(i)niz, -leri
    and their spelling variations, e.g.,
    -(ı)m, -(u)m, -(ü)m, etc....
    Suffixes meaning "my, your, etc.", that indicate possession...öğretmenim, my teacher

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    kedin, your cat

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    yüzüğü, her ring

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    evlerimiz, our home

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    vapurlarınız, your boats

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    konuşmaları, their discussion

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    madde
    1. matter, substance
    2. article, clause
     
    mahkemecourt 
    mahvetmekto destroy mahvolmak, to be destroyed
    -malı/-meliA Turkish suffix that means 'must' or 'should'.Click to see a complete verb conjugation that uses this suffix.
    malgoods, merchandise 
    masrafexpense 
    maşallah
    • May God preserve him/her.
    • Wonderful! How about that!
    • Wonders never cease.
    See maşallah tip.
    maviblue, the color
    • Gömleğin mavi mi? Is your shirt blue?
    • mavi boncuk, blue bead [which wards off evil spirits, brings good luck]
    • Mavi boncuk kimde? And now who is she/he going out with?
      [Said of fickle people.]
    -m[e]-, -m[a]-
    1. A word particle suffix for negative verb forms, in general.
    2. The familiar Negative Command suffix, in particular.
    3. The Category 3 Verbal Noun suffix.
    1. beğenmiyorum;
      I don't like
      beğenmedim;
      I didn't like
      beğenmeyeceğim;
      I will not like
      koşmuyorum;
      I am not running koşmadım;
      I did not run koşmayacağım;
      I won't run
    2. Observe the
      Negative and the
      Negative Interrogative columns in the general Past Definite verb tense chart.
    3. Observe the
      Negative column in the Negative Command chart.
    4. Observe the Category 3 Verbal Noun suffix that, among other things, may denote the result of an action.
    -mek, -mak -meğ-, -mağ-
    1. The infinitive endings of the two types of Turkish verbs. Click following to see example Gelmek verb conjugation examples.
    2. The Category 2 Verbal Noun suffix that denotes pure action or the idea of pure action.
     
    -mem, -mezsin, -mez, -meyiz, -mezsiniz, -mezler
    -mam, -mazsın, -maz, -mayız, -mazsınız, -mazlar
    Suffix denoting the negative 'Wide' Aorist verb tense. Şiddetli filmlere gitmem. I don't go to violent movies.
    memur

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    an official, civil servant, functionary Memurlar hükümette çalışır.

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    Civil servants work in government.

    memnun

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    glad, pleased, happy, gratified
  • Çok memnunum.

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    I'm very glad [to meet you].

  • memnuniyetle

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    with pleasure, gladly

  • merakcuriosity, worry, wonder, anxietymerak etmek, to wonder about, to worry about
    merhabahello
    • Merhaba, nasılsınız? Hello, how are you?
    • Merhaba, iyiyim teşekkür ederim. Hello, I'm fine thank you.
    merkezcenter, headquartersAdliye sarayı kent merkezindedir. Our courthouse is in the town center.
    mesafedistance 
    meselafor exampleMesela ben içki içiyorum ama sigara içmiyorum. For example, I drink [alcoholic beverages] but I don't smoke.
    meslekprofession, occupation Babanızın mesleği nedir? What's your father's job?
    [Note the last letter change due to the i-letter suffix.]
    meşgülbusy 
    meydanan open space, a squareUsed in many Turkish idioms and compound verbs, such as: meydana atmak, to suggest
    meyve/meyvafruit
    • Meyveyi sever. She likes fruit.
    • O meyva yer mi? Does he eat fruit?
    meze,
    pl. mezeler
    • antipasto, appetizer, starter, side dish, side order
    • hors d'oeuvre, a savory food (eaten while drinking sth alcoholic), snack
    Mezeler - In eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine... a selection of appetisers or small dishes taken with alcohol. In Levantine cuisine, these dishes form part of any large-scale meal, but are known as muqabbilat (starters) when not accompanied with alcohol. The word meze is of Persian origin. The Persian word mazze meaning flavour is a noun from the verb mazzidan i.e. to taste. Thanks to: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
    -mi(y)-, -me(y)-, -ma(y)-Turkish word particles used to express the negative condition of a Turkish verb.Examples: Click following and observe 'Negative' columns to see an example of use in a 'present' verb tense, a past verb tense, and a future verb tense.
    misafirguestEvimizde misafirimiz var. We have guests in our home.

    davetsiz misafir; uninvited guest

    miyim, misin, mi, miyiz, misiniz, mi [mıyım, müyüm, muyum, etc.]
    And past tense variations,
    such as:
    miydim, miydin, miydi, miydik, miydiniz, miydiler

    [mıydım, müydüm, muydum, etc.]
    Turkish 'words' used to form interrogative sentences that require a 'yes' or 'no' answer.Examples: Click following and observe 'Interrogative' columns to see an example of use in a 'wide' (aorist) verb tense, a past verb tense, and a future verb tense.
    milletnation, people, crowd, folk or any specific group of people, such as, kadın milleti, womankindN'aber millet? [Ne haber millet?] What's up, people?
    milyara billion 
    -miş-, -mış-, -müş-, -muş- A verbal suffix used to indicate 'third party' knowledge, inference, or sarcasm.
    • Akşam yemeği hazırlanmış. I suppose that dinner is ready.
    • Click following for a fuller treatment of the -miş- suffix.
    • Click following for an example of a full verb conjugation featuring the the -miş- verbal suffix.
    muayeneinspection, examination; medical examination
    • Hemşire, çocuğunu muayene edecek. A nurse will examine your son.
    • muamele, treatment, conduct, behavior, processing
    mutluhappy
    • Bu sabah çok mutluyum. I'm very happy this morning.
    • mutluluk, happiness
    • Mutlu Noel!, Merry Christmas!
    • Mutlu Yıllar!, Happy New Year! [See below.]
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    mutfakkitchenBuzdolabı mutfaktadır. The refrigerator is in the kitchen.
    mücadelestruggle, fightmücadele etmek, to struggle, to fight
    mümkünpossible 
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