COUNTRIES, NATIONALITIES, LANGUAGES

ÜLKELER, MİLLETLER, DİLLER - 02

Boy! What a wonderful world we live in!

I live in Turkland. I am Turkish. I am a Turk. I am a Turkish man. I speak Turkish. We Turks are a very friendly, peace-loving people / nation. The Turks have always felt friendly toward other peoples (=halklar).

She lives in Dreamland. She is Dreamish. She is a Dream woman. She speaks Dreami. Them Dreams are a very friendly, peace-loving people / nation. The Dreams have always felt friendly toward other peoples (=halklar).

Note: We use the + nationality adjective ending in -ese or -ish with a plural verb, to refer to all people of that nationality:

Examples:

The -----------ese are .........................
The -----------ish do not ....................

 
 

Please note that the pronunciations given are those of my own; they should be O.K. (with a bit of luck); suggestions, however, from native speakers will be most welcome...

 
 

ÜLKE

COUNTRY

ADJECTIVE

CITIZENSHIP

LANGUAGE

Çek Cumhuriyeti

(the) Czech Republic /ÇEK/

Czech

a Czech

Czech

Danimarka

Denmark  /DEN-MA:K/

Danish  /DEY-niş/

a Danish man

a Dane /DEYN/

Danish

Mısır

Egypt  /İ:-cipt/

Egyptian  /i-CİP-şın/

an Egyptian

Arabic /ÆR-ıbik/

İngiltere

England  /İNG-lınd/

English  /İNG-liş/

an Englishman

an English woman

English  /İNG-liş/

Estonya

Estonia  /is-TOU-niı/

Estonian  /is-TOU-niın/

an Estonian

Estonian

Etyopya

Ethiopia  /İ:-thi-YOU-piı/

Ethiopian  /İ:-thi-YOU-piın/

an Ethiopian

Amharic  /æm-HÆ-rik/

Finlandiya

Finland  /FİN-lınd/

Finnish  /Fİ-niş/

a Finn  /FİN/

Finnish

Fransa

France  /FRA:NS/, /FRÆNS/

French  /FRENÇ/

a Frenchman

a Frenchwoman

French

Gürcistan

Georgia  /CO:-ciı/

Georgian  /CO:-cın/

a Georgian

Georgian

Almanya

Germany  /-mıni/

German  /-mın/

a German

German

Gana

Ghana  /GA:-nı/

Ghanaian  /gı-NEY-ın/

a Ghanaian

English (resmi)

Yunanistan

Greece  /GRİ:S/

Greek  /GRİ:K/

a Greek

Greek

Grönland

Greenland  /GRİ:N-LÆND/

Greenlandic  /GRİ:N-LÆN-dik/

a Greenlander

Greenlandic, Danish

Haiti

Haiti  /ha-İ:-ti:/

Haitian  /HEİ-şın/, /hei--ın/,

a Haitian

French, Creole  /KRİ:-oul/

Honduras

Honduras  /h@n-CYUI-rıs/

Honduran  /h@n-CYUI-rın/

a Honduran

Spanish

Macaristan

Hungary  /HAN-gıri/

Hungarian  /hın-GÆ-riın/

a Hungarian

Hungarian

İzlanda

Iceland  /AYS-LÆND/

Icelandic  /AYS-LÆN-dik/

an Icelander

Icelandic

Hindistan

India  /İN-diı/

Indian  /İN-diın/

an Indian

Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, vb.

Endonezya

Indonesia  /İN-dı-NEY-jiı/

Indonesian  /İN-dı-NEY-jiın/

an Indonesian

Bahasa Indonesia (resmi)

İran

Iran  /İ-RÆN/, /İ-RA:N/

Iranian  /ı--niın/

an Iranian

Persian, Turkic dialects

/PÖ:-şın/

Irak

Iraq  /İ-RÆK/, /İ-RA:K/

Iraqi  /ı-RA-ki/

an Iraqi

Arabic

İrlanda

Ireland  /A:YR-lınd/

Irish  /AY-riş/

an Irishman

an Irishwoman

English, Irish (Gaelic)

/GEY-lik/, /-lik/, /G@-lik/

İsrail

Israel  /İZ-ri:ıl/, /İZ-reyıl/

Israeli  /iz-REY-li:/

an Israeli

Hebrew /Hİ:-bru:/

İtalya

Italy  /İ-tıli/

Italian  /i-TÆ-liın/

an Italian

Italian

 
 
 

      

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