If you have tried to say 'kendıl' or 'hendıl', instead of candle and handle, as I explained in the pinned message above, you may need further words to practise...
In the words I listed below all the 'a's are pronounced in the same way; a short and slightly stressed sound like 'u' in 'utter'. To explain it better, let me write 'utter' as heard in Turkish: 'atır'.
Atık - waste (atmak: 1- to throw 2- to dispose 3- to lay on something like on shoulders 4- slang: to tell a lie 'yalan atmak')
Katık - food eaten with bread, in particular to be put in a piece of bread. (It comes from the verb 'katmak':1- to add, 2- to place in, which is a rural use.)
Batık - shipwreck ( as adjective, something very dirty 'sinked in dirt', both the noun and adjective come from the verb 'batmak-to sink')
Yatık - in the horizontal position
Takı - jewellery
Katı 1- solid 2- rigid
Satılık - for sale (satmak - to sell, satılmak- to be sold)
Katılık - state of being rigid
Some words with 'ı' only:
Isıt+mak - to heat
Isın+mak - to get warm
Ilık - warm
Practise The Turkish 'ı''
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