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Word formation: blending

Besides suffixes, we make new words through blending, in the same way as in English. Such words are usually made joining the beginning of one word and the end of another.


Here are some examples:


sunta = suni + tahta Avrasya = Avrupa + Asya sevdicem = sevdiğim + seveceğim gerzek = geri + zekalı naber = ne + haber bilezik = bilek + yüzük ködi = köpek + kedi (a pet shop in my old neighbourhood)

Do you know any other blend words in Turkish?

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