-dan

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Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic -дан
Roman -dan
Perso-Arabic ـدان

Suffix[edit]

-dan

  1. Used to form the ablative case of nouns, following a back vowel (a, ı, o, u).
    kitabkitabdan
    [the] book → from [the] book
    PeruPerudan
    Peru → from Peru

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Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-dan

  1. Used to form ablative of nouns.
    okul (school) + ‎-dan → ‎okuldan (from school)

Usage notes[edit]

  • It's used when the noun's last vowel is a back vowel.
  • It could be -den, when the noun's last vowel is a front vowel.
    köy + ‎-dan → ‎köyden
  • It could be -tan, when the noun's last consonant is "f", "s", "t", "k", "ç", "ş", "h" or "p".
    mutfak + ‎-dan → ‎mutfaktan
  • It must be used with an apostrophe while forming a proper noun.
    İstanbul + ‎-dan → ‎İstanbul'dan