-dan

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Azerbaijani[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

-dan

  1. Ablative suffix appended to nouns in harmony with the nouns' lastest vowels a, ı, o or u.
    maşınmaşından
    [the] car → from [the] car
    PeruPerudan
    Peru → from Peru

Usage notes[edit]

This suffix is to be preceded by an additional n when the noun it is appended to already ends with another suffix's vowel.

dostumun maşınıdostumun maşınından
my friend's car → from my friend's car

Derived terms[edit]

Category Azerbaijani words suffixed with -dan not found


Related terms[edit]


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