Uyghur Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Uyghur. 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 Uyghur.

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

Present Tense
Uyghur
Pronunciation
I speak English
مەن ئېنگلىزچە سۆزلەيمەن
[men Ën'glizche sözleymen]
you speak French
سىز فرانسۇزچە سۆزلەيسىز
[siz Fransuzche sözleysiz]
he speaks German
ئۇ نېمىىسچە سۆزلەيدۇ
[u Nëmische sözleydu]
she speaks Italian
ئۇ ئىتالىيانچە سۆزلەيدۇ
[u Italiyanche sözleydu]
we speak Arabic
بىز ئەرەبچە سۆزلەيمىز
[biz Erebche sözleymiz]
they speak Chinese
ئۇلار خەنزۇچە سۆزلەيدۇ
[ular Xenzuche sözleydu]

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

Past Tense
Uyghur
Pronunciation
I visited France
مەن فرانسىينى زىيارەت قىلدىم
[men Fransiyni ziyaret qildim]
you visited Italy
سىز ئىتالىينى زىيارەت قىلدىڭىز
[siz Italiyni ziyaret qildingiz]
he visited Morocco
ئۇ مەراكەشنى زىيارەت قىلدى
[u Merakeshni ziyaret qildi]
she visited China
ئۇ جۇڭگونى نى زىيارەت قىلدى
[u Junggoni ni ziyaret qildi]
we visited Mexico
بىز مېكسىكىنى زىيارەت قىلدۇق
[biz Mëksikini ziyaret qilduq]
they visited Kenya
ئۇلار كېنىينى زىيارەت قىلدى
[ular Këniyni ziyaret qildi]

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

Future Tense
Uyghur
Pronunciation
I will drink milk
مەن سۈت ئىچىمەن
[men süt ichimen]
you will drink coffee
سىز قەھۋە ئىچىسىز
[siz qehwe ichisiz]
he will drink tea
ئۇ چاي ئىچىدۇ
[u chay ichidu]
she will drink water
ئۇ سۇ ئىچىدۇ
[u su ichidu]
we will drink apple juice
بىز ئالما شەربىتى ئىچىمىز
[biz alma sherbiti ichimiz]
they will drink tea
ئۇلار چاي ئىچىدۇ
[ular chay ichidu]

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

ear
ear
قۇلاق [qulaq]
eye
eye
كۆز [köz]
mouth
mouth
ئېغىز [ëghiz]
nose
nose
بۇرۇن [burun]
hair
hair
چاچ [chach]
face
face
يۈز [yüz]
head
head
باش [bash]
heart
heart
يۈرەك،قەلىب [yürek,qelib]
hand
hand
قول،ئالقان [qol,alqan]
fingers
fingers
بارماق [barmaq]
leg
leg
پاچاق [pachaq]
feet
feet
پۇت [put]

Travel Phrases in Uyghur

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

English
Uyghur
Pronunciation
Can you help me?
ماڭا ياردەملىشەلەمسىز؟
[manga yardemlishelemsiz?]
Can I help you?
ياردەملىشەيمۇ؟
[yardemlisheymu?]
Where is the airport?
ئايرپورت نەدە؟
[ayrport nede?]
Go straight
ئۇدۇل مېڭىڭ
[udul mënging]
Then
ئۇندىن كېيىن
[undin këyin]
Turn left
سولغا بۇرۇلۇڭ
[solgha burulung]
Turn right
ئوڭغا بۇرۇلۇڭ
[onggha burulung]

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Uyghur 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.

Uyghur Vocabulary   Uyghur Vocabulary

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