Interesting Facts about Turkish Language

  • Turkish is not a gendered language. Therefore, words or suffixes do not have any gender.

  • Perhaps due to Turkey’s unique socio-geographical location, Turkish has many loan words both from European and Middle Eastern languages. 

  • Different dialects of Turkish have native speakers in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Bulgaria, and Macedonia. 

  • Turkish belongs to the Ural-Altaic Language Family, which includes many Asian languages such as Korean and Mongolian.

  • The modern Turkish alphabet was created in the 1920s. Before that, the Turkish language was written with a modified version of the Arabic script. 

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