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Turkish alphabet and characters
The Turkish alphabet should display only the following characters. If your document is not showing correctly, then first check that the encoding for that program and font supports Turkic languages.
Turkish grammar rules
Turkish is an agglutinative language, where grammatical relations are indicated by adding suffixes to stems. There are no prefixes and articles in Turkish.
Turkish nouns have no gender. There are two numbers (singular, plural), and six cases (nominative, genetive, dative, accusative, locative, ablative).
Turkish formatting rules
|First day of the week||Monday|
|Working days||Monday to Friday|
|Short date format||dd.MM.yyyy, as well as d MMM yyyy|
|e.g. 24.03.2016 or 24 Mar 2016|
|Long date format||dd MMMM yyyy dddd|
|e.g. 24 Mart 2016 Perşembe|
Numbers and measurements
Turkish capitalisation usage
Should be capitalised
- People’s names.
- Geographical names (of countries, counties/ states, cities etc.), days and month.
- Headings/titles: each word except conjunctions should be capitalised (same as in English).
- The general practice for Turkish is to follow English source style.
- For bulleted lists each item/phrases should start with capital letter.
- If text after the colon is a full sentence, then it should start with a capital letter. When it is a fragment, lower case should be used.
Should NOT be capitalised
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