Translation of "the" - English-Turkish dictionary


determiner uk strong /ðiː/ us weak /ði, ðə/ us

A1 used before nouns to refer to particular things or people that have already been talked about or are already known

bilinen veya hakkında konuşulan nesne ve insanları belirtmede isimlerden önce kullanılır
Can you pass the salt?
I'll pick you up at the station.
That's the new restaurant I told you about.

A1 used before nouns when only one of something exists

sadece bir tane olan isimlerden önce
Have you seen the Eiffel Tower?
I'd love to travel round the world.

used before a singular noun to refer to all the things or people described by that noun

bir grubu niteleyen tekil bir isimde önce
The tiger has become extinct in many countries.

used before some adjectives to make them into nouns

bazı sıfatları isim yapmak için sıfatlardan önce getirilir
a home for the elderly

B2 used before each of two adjectives or adverbs to show how one thing changes depending on another

ne kadar ... o kadar ...
The longer we live here, the more we like it.

used with units or measurements to mean each or every

her, her biri anlamında ölçümlerde veya birimlerde kullanılır
How many US dollars to the pound?

B1 used when referring to a part of the body

vücudun bir uzvundan bahsederken
He held her tightly by the arm.

B2 used before numbers that refer to dates or periods of time

tarih ve zaman dilimini belirten rakamlardan önce
the sixties
Thursday the 29th of April

used with the names of musical instruments or dances to mean the type of instrument or dance in general

belirli müzik aletleri ve dans isimlerinden önce
Can you play the violin?

(Translation of “the” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)