Translation of "not" - English-Turkish dictionary


adverb uk /nɒt/ us

A1 used to form a negative phrase after verbs like 'be', 'can', 'have', 'will', 'must', etc, usually used in the short form 'n't' in speech

yardımcı fiilleri olumsuz yapmak için kullanılır; kısa yazılışı 'n't',
I won't tell her.
I can't go.
He hasn't eaten yet.
Don't you like her?
It isn't difficult (= It is easy).
The service isn't very good (= it is bad).
You're coming, aren't you?
I will not tolerate laziness.

A1 used to give the next word or group of words a negative meaning

yardımcı fiilllerle olumsuzluk anlamı vermek için kullanılır; kısa yazılışı 'n't', ...değil/yok
I told you not to do that.
I like most vegetables but not cabbage.
"Come and play football, Dad." "Not now, Jamie."
"Whose are these?" "Not mine."

A2 used after verbs like 'be afraid', 'hope', 'suspect', etc in short, negative replies

be 'afraid', 'hope', 'suspect' vb. fiillerden sonra kısaca olumsuz yanıt vermek için kullanılır
"Do you think it's going to rain?" "I hope not."
"Have you finished?" "I'm afraid not."
certainly/hopefully not

used after an adverb in short, negative replies

bir zarftan sonra olumsuz cevap için kullanılır: kesinlikle/umit ederim ki öyle değil
"She's not exactly poor, is she?" "Certainly not."
"We won't need much money, will we?" "Hopefully not."
not at all

B2 used instead of 'no' or 'not' to emphasize what you are saying

'hayır', 'asla', 'kat'iyen', 'hiç de öyle değil'
"I hope this won't cause you any trouble." "No, not at all."
I'm not at all happy about it.
Not at all.

B1 used as a polite reply after someone has thanked you

'Bir şey değil!', 'Rica ederim!' 'Ne demek!', 'Estağfurullah!'
"Thanks for all your help." "Not at all."
if not

A2 used to say what the situation will be if something does not happen

eğer öyle olmasaydı, öyle değilse
I hope to see you there but, if not, I'll call you.
or not

A2 used to express the possibility that something might not happen

...yoksa mı/mi ...
Are you coming or not?
not a/one

used to emphasize that there is nothing of what you are talking about

tek bir kişi/kimse bile ...
Not one person came to hear him talk.
"You haven't heard from Nick, have you?" "Not a word."

(Translation of “not” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)