Translation of "how" - English-Turkish dictionary


adverb uk us /haʊ/

A2 used to ask about the way something happens or is done

nasıl, ne şekilde
How did he die?
How does she manage to keep the house so tidy?

A1 used to ask about quantity, size, or age

(miktar, ebat, yaş) ne kadar, kaç
How big is the house?
How old are they?
How much (= what price) was that dress?

B1 used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize it

ne kadar
I was amazed at how quickly she finished.

A2 used to ask about someone's health

nasıl, ne durumda
How are you feeling today?

B1 used to ask about the success or progress of a situation

(başarı ve nasıl olduğunu sorgulamada) nasıl
How's everything going?
How was the exam?
How are you?

A1 used to ask someone if they are well and happy

'Nasılsınız?', 'Ne haber?'
"How are you Jane?" - "Oh, not so bad thanks."
How about..?

A2 used to make a suggestion

Ne dersiniz ...?'
How about a drink?
[ + doing sth ] How about going to the cinema?
How come? informal

used to ask about the reason for something, especially when you feel surprised about it

'Niçin?', 'Nasıl?'
"Kate's gone to the party on her own." "How come?"

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