Azerbaijani for beginners – 2

Gender

There is no grammatical gender in Azerbaijani. The pronoun o and endings associated with it can mean he/she/it.

Articles

There are no articles, although the word bir (“one”) can be used as an indefinite article:
bir kitab “a book”.

In other cases, the definiteness or indefiniteness of an article has to be guessed from the context:
çay ucuzdur – “the tea is cheap” *or* “tea is cheap” Continue reading