Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “a”

See all translations

a

determiner ( also an)
 
 
strong // weak /ə/
BEFORE NOUN A1 used before a noun to refer to a single thing or person but not a particular thing or person or not one that you have referred to before
belirsiz tanım artıkeli
I need a new car. I saw a woman speaking to him.
ONE A1 one
bir
a hundred dollars a dozen eggsSingle, double and multiple
EVERY/EACH A1 every or each
her veya herbiri
A child needs love. Take one tablet three times a (= each) day.Both, all, each and every
TYPE A1 used to say what type of thing or person something or someone is
bir şeyin veya birinin ne tür bir kişi ya da şey olduğunu belirtir
It's a guinea pig. She's a doctor.
AN ACTION A2 used before some action nouns when referring to one example of the action
eylemin tek bir örnek olduğunu belirtmek için eylem bildiren isimlerden önce kullanılır
I'm just going to have a wash. Take a look at this.
TWO NOUNS A2 used before the first of two nouns that are often used together
çoğunlukla birlikte kullanılan iki isim olduğunda ilk isimden önce kullanılır
a cup and saucer
AMOUNTS A2 used before some phrases saying how much of something there is
bir şeyin ne kadar kaldığını bildiren bazı ifadelerden önce kullanılır
a few days a bit of sugar
NAME used before a person's name when referring to someone you do not know
bilinmeyen birine işaret etmek için o isimden önce kullanılır
There's a Ms Leeming to see you.
(Definition of a determiner from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “a” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More