sahip olmak

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sahip (master) +‎ olmak (to become)


  • IPA(key): /sɑːˈhip.oɫˈmák/


sahip olmak (third-person singular simple present sahip olur)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see sahip,‎ olmak.
    Murat yeni bir arabaya sahip oldu.Murat became the owner of a new car
  2. to master (control, subdue, become proficient)
    Teorik fizikçi olmak için matematik bilimlerine sahip olmak lazımdır.To become a theoretical physicist, it is necessary to master the mathematical sciences.

Usage notes[edit]

What would be a direct object of the verb in English is an indirect object in Turkish, taking the dative case.


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