There is, there isn't

There is = var

There isn't = yok



  • Masanın altında bir fare var = there is a mouse under the table
  • Bugün yağmur yok = there isn't rain today


Yok also has a second meaning: “no” (informal).


Example: Yok, gelmiyorum: no, i'm not coming.



  • Var/yok is also used to express “to have": see the following section To have.

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