Can and Can't

Turkish uses the suffix -ebil, usually combined with the simple present, to express the ability to do something. Interestingly, the negative isn't formed with -me like we've seen before, but with -e.

Singular -ebil

Combine -ebil with the simple present and singular persons.

Plural -ebil

Form plural -ebil verbs with the simple present.

Buffer Y

Add a buffer Y when adding -ebil to verb stems that end in a vowel.


Review making -ebil verbs by translating from English.


Make the negative form of -ebil using -e.


Questions using -ebil.

More Translations

Practice translating negatives and questions using -ebil.