Turkish words in an English text.

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Turkish words in an English text.

Post by east med wanderer » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:36 pm

Just a quick query for those of you living in Turkey - how do you put the accents etc when you are writing place names and so on? Do you switch from one language format to the other, or is there an easier way.

When I'm writing Turkish on an English language keyboard I realise that many words are not going to be pronounced as they look so that when people ask, say, for the bus to Cameli there's going to be some confusion.

It seems reasonably easy to learn the pronunciation rules.


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Post by steve » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:03 pm

Are you talking about adding the characters when you're typing Turkish on a PC?

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Post by east med wanderer » Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:25 pm

Hi Steve,

Perhaps I didn't put things very clearly. I meant typing Turkish words in an English post - like names of places and Turkish food.

I've realised that if I type them without the " and the , for example, that for English speakers they will be nowhere near the correct Turkish pronunciation.

I've seen members on the forum write in English but inserting the umlauts and cedillas and I'm just wondering how this is done. I don't really want to go totally onto Turkish script and get all those y's instead of i's.

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Post by David Morgan » Sat Mar 17, 2007 3:25 pm

You could cut-and-paste - Çameli, Polatlı, Muğla.

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Post by east med wanderer » Sun Mar 18, 2007 4:12 am

Thanks. That would certainly work.

Çok tesekkür ederim.

Alan

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Post by carollia » Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:28 am

Turkish language is interesting to learn


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