Abridged style guide for Turkish

When translating, please do not copy the style of the source text. Please adhere to the style below and implement it consistently throughout the text even if the source is inconsistent or includes errors in style. The translation should read as naturally as possible—as if it were written in the target language.


Upper/lowercase letter after a colon:Lowercase, unless followed by a full sentence
Figure in captions begins with uppercase:Uppercase, Resim 1
Figure in running text begins with upper/lowercase:Uppercase, Resim 1
Labels in diagrams begin with upper/lowercase:Uppercase
Footnotes begin with upper/lowercase:Uppercase


Dash type (with spaces):Servis belgesi – Klima servisi*
Straight double quotes:[See translation memory]
Slash without spaces:ve/veya
Parentheses within parentheses:(vodonik (H2) i voda)

* En dashes in headings are followed by a capital letter as the content that follows the dash is considered to be a subtitle.


Thousand separator:9.000; 260.000 m2
Decimal separator:2,4 ml
Exponents are superscript:100 m2
Atomic numbers in compounds are subscript:CO2
En dash for number ranges:30−75 kg​
Unit of measure with number ranges:115−130 °C; %5−10
En dash for minus signs:−52,2
No space between numbers and +:+14,2 BUT: 10 + 4
Nonbreaking space between numbers and >/<:> 50 km
Nonbreaking space between numbers and °C:32 °C
No space between numbers and %:%14,2
The abbreviation for approximately:yakl.
The abbreviation for circa:yakl.
Currency code after the number:+53,8 milyar EUR
Short date [DD]/[MM]/[YYYY]:25/01/2021
Long date [D] [month] [YYYY]:25 Ocak 2021
Time of day [HH]:[mm]:21:30


In general, bulleted list items begin with a capital letter and do not end in a period, unless each item forms a complete sentence.

Note: Each list should be capitalized and punctuated consistently even if there is a mix of complete and incomplete sentences. If the list contains mostly incomplete sentences, then no item should end in a period.

Radyatörlerde aranan nitelikler:

  • Yüksek güç yoğunluğu
  • Yeterli dayanıklılık
  • Kalıcı korozyon direnci
  • Düşük üretim maliyetleri
  • Çevre dostu üretim