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Turkish translation of “understanding”


adjective     /ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ/
B2 showing sympathy for someone's problems
anlayışlı, hoşgörülü
Fortunately , my girlfriend is very understanding.Sympathy and compassion
(Definition of understanding adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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