“Late” (past) (overdue) in Turkish

In Turkish, “Late” (the adjective, in the context of something or someone arriving later than expected) is written as:

(I) Geciktim

(You) Geciktin

(You, formal) Geciktiniz

(You, plural) Geciktiniz

(He, She, It) Gecikti

(We) Geciktik

(They) Geciktiler

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Examples in sentences or statements

“Is the parcel late?”

Koli gecikti mi?

“I’m late for work.”

İşe geciktim.

“Our order was late.”

Siparişimiz gecikti.

“He was late for class.”

Derse gecikti.

“I don’t want to be late.”

Geç kalmak istemiyorum.

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Late” in Lebanese Arabic

“Late” (overdue) in Tunisian Arabic

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