Grammar Appendix

Possessives

The possessives in Turkish are as follows:

benim my bizim our
senin your sizin your (formal)
onun his / her /its onların their

Possessives are formed by adding a suffix to the noun possessed. Additionally, the word for "my", "your", "his", etc. may come before the noun to add emphasis to the declaration. However, these words are typically not required.

arkadaş - friend

-im benim arkadaşım my friend
-in senin arkadaşın your friend
-i onun arkadaşı his / her friend
-imiz bizim arkadaşımız our friend
-iniz sizin arkadaşınız your friend (formal / plural)
-i onların arkadaşı their friend