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Turkish Phrases

Turkish is not an Indo-European language, but a Turkic language, like the Mongolian languages of central Asia. It has approximately 59,000,000 speakers. Turkish is the official language in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. Home speakers live in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Serbia and Montenegro.

Basics

Hello: merhaba

Good morning: gunaydun

Good evening: iyi akshamlar

Good night: iyi gejeler

See you: gurushurooz

How are you? Nasuhl-sunuz

I'm fine thanks: iyi-yim teshek-kur

What's your name? Adu-nuz ne?

I am (Jack): ben (Jack)'im

 

Yes: evet

No: hayir (higher)

Please: lutfen

Thanks: Teshek-kur edirim

Pardon me: Affedersiniz

What?: Ne?

How?: Nasul?

Who? Kim?

Why? Neden?

Where is.?: ...nerede?

 

Accommodation


Where is a good hotel?: Iyi bir otel nerede?

Do you speak English?: Inglizche biliyor-musun?

I want.: ...istiyorum.

A room: oda

Single: bir kishilik

Double: iki kishilik

A quiet room: Sakin bir oda

How much per night?: Kach lira gejelik?

Is breakfast included: Kahvaltu dahil mu?

Soap: sabun

Shampoo: shamp-wan

Towel: hawloo


Transport


Station: istasyon

Bus garage: otogar

Train: tren

Aeroplane: hava-alanu

Ferry: feribot

 

Ticket: billet

For today: bugoon ichin

For tomorrow: yarun ichin

When does it leave?: ne zaman kalkar?

When does it arrive?: ne zaman gelir?

 

Left: sol

Right: saa

Straight on: do-ru

Near: yakun

Far: uzak

 

Shopping


How much is it?: ne kadar?

Expensive: pahalu

Do you have..?: .var mu?

I don't want it: Istemiyorum

 

Food


Restaurant: lokanta

Pastry-shop: pastahane

Breakfast: kah-val-tu

Lunch: owle yemeyi

Supper: aksham yemeyi

Bill: hesap

Tip: bahshish

Soup: chorba

Cheese: peyneer

Fish: baluk

Chicken: tawook

Meat: et

Tea: chay

Coffee: kah-ve

Bread: ekmek

Water: su

Milk: soot

 

Numbers

1: bir

2: iki

3: ooch

4: dort

5: besh

6: altu

7: yedi

8: sekiz

9: dokuz

10: on

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