Kazakh Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Kazakh. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Kazakh.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Kazakh conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Kazakh
I speak English
мен ағылшынша сөйлеймін Audio
you speak French
сіз французша сөйлейсіз Audio
he speaks German
ол немісше сөйлейді Audio
she speaks Italian
ол итальянша сөйлейді Audio
we speak Arabic
біз арабша сөйлейміз Audio
they speak Chinese
олар қытайша сөйлейді Audio

The past tense in Kazakh conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Kazakh
I visited France
мен Францияға бардым Audio
you visited Italy
Сіз Италияға бардыңыз Audio
he visited Morocco
ол Мороккоға барды Audio
she visited China
ол Қытайға барды Audio
we visited Mexico
біз Мексикаға бардық Audio
they visited Kenya
олар Кенияға барды Audio

The future tense in Kazakh conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Kazakh
I will drink milk
мен сүт ішемін Audio
you will drink coffee
сіз кофе ішесіз Audio
he will drink tea
ол шай ішеді Audio
she will drink water
ол су ішеді Audio
we will drink apple juice
біз алма шырынын ішеміз Audio
they will drink tea
олар шай ішеді Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
құлақ
eye
eye Audio
көз
mouth
mouth Audio
ауыз
nose
nose Audio
мұрын
hair
hair Audio
шаш
face
face Audio
бет
head
head Audio
бас
heart
heart Audio
жүрек
hand
hand Audio
қол
fingers
fingers Audio
саусауқтар
leg
leg Audio
аяқ
feet
feet Audio
табан

Travel Phrases in Kazakh

Imagine yourself in some Kazakh speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Kazakh
Can you help me?
сіз маған көмектесе аласыз ба? Audio
Can I help you?
мен сізге көмектесейін бе? Audio
Where is the airport?
аэропорт қай жерде? Audio
Go straight
тура жүріңіз Audio
Then
содан соң Audio
Turn left
солға бұрылыңыз Audio
Turn right
оңға бұрылыңыз Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Kazakh was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Kazakh Vocabulary   Kazakh Vocabulary

Kazakh Audio   Kazakh Audio



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