Reflexive Verb

We make reflexive verbs to usually show that the subject and the object are in the same sentence. In English we use “myself” in combination with a reflexive verb, in Turkish we simply add the suffix  “-(i/e/ü/…)n” to give the same meaning that “myself” gives in English:

 

Active VerbReflexive Verb
Gezmekto visit / to strollGezinmekTo stroll oneself
SöylemekTo say / to tellSöylenmekTo mutter to oneself
KaçmakTo run awayKaçınmakTo avoid something
SarmakTo wrapSarınmakTo wrap oneself
HazırlamakTo prepareHazırlanmakTo prepare oneself
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