Paj-Puj: The Conjunction كى

The Conjunction كى

كى» باغلىغۇچىسى»

The conjunction كى is often attached directly to the end of the first phrase in a two-phrase sentence, and is used analogously to the English "that".

I believe that you'll definitely be able to get first place.
.مەن ئىشىنىمەنكى، سىز چوقۇم بىرىنچىلىككە ئېرىشەلەيسىز

It's completely clear that that con man is not a doctor.
.تامامەن روشەنكى، ھېلىقى ئالدامچى دوختۇر ئەمەس

This pilaf is so filling that I'm full after just two spoonfuls.
.بۇ پولۇ شۇنداق قۇۋۋەتلىككى، ئىككى قوشۇق يەپلا تويۇپ قالدىم

We all know that he's the richest man in our city.
.ھەممىمىزگە مەلۇمكى، ئۇ شەھىرىمىزدىكى ئەڭ باي ئادەم

Our teacher is so strict with us that, were he a king in a fairy tale, he would certainly be a tyrannical king who oppressed his people.
.بىزنىڭ مۇئەللىم بىزگە شۇنداق قاتتىق قولكى، ئەگەر ئۇ چۆچەكتىكى پادىشاھ بولغان بولسا، چوقۇم بىر پۇقرالارغا زۇلۇم قىلىدىغان زومىگەر پادىشاھ بولاتتى


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