"Turkish For..." Turkish Language Tip by dedeckerm.

Turkish Language, Istanbul: 18 reviews and 8 photos


<u>Turkish For Travelers</u><BR>
Hello: Merhaba<BR>
Goodbye: Allahaismarladik (said by the person leaving)// Gule Gule (Said by the person seeing his/her friend off)<BR>
Good morning: Gunaydin <BR>
Good evening: Iyi Aksamlar <BR>
Good night: Iyi Geceler <BR>
How are you?: Nasilsiniz?<BR>
I am well: Iyiyim <BR>
Yes: Evet<BR>
No: Hayir <BR>
Please: Lutfen<BR>
Thank You: Tesekkur ederim or Mersi<BR>
There is: Var <BR>
There is not: Yok both expressions used to express availability or lack thereof respectively <BR>
I want...: (object) + istiyorum <BR>
<u>Expressions of Time </u><BR>
When?: Ne zaman? <BR>
Yesterday: Dun<BR>
Today: Bugun<BR>
Tomorrow: Yarin <BR>
Morning: Sabah <BR>
Afternoon: Ogleden sonra <BR>
Evening: Aksam <BR>
Night: Gece <BR>
One hour: Bir saat <BR>
What is the time?: Saat kac?<BR>
At what time? Saat kacta? <BR>
<u>Travel Terms</u><BR>
Airport: Hava alani <BR>
Port: Liman <BR>
Town Center: Sehir merkezi <BR>
Where is it?: Nerede? <BR>
Is it far?: Uzak mi?<BR>
Be careful!: Dikkatli ol! <BR>
Tourism Bureau: Turizm burosu <BR>
A good hotel: Iyi bir otel <BR>
A restaurant: Bir lokanta <BR>
Hospital: Hastahane <BR>
<u>Helpful vocabulary// Hotel & Restaurant</u><BR>
A room: Bir oda <BR>
A room with a view: Manzarali bir oda <BR>
Bed: Yatak <BR>
Restroom: Banyo <BR>
Two people: Iki kisi<BR>
The bill: Hesap Water: Su <BR>
Mineral Water: Maden suyu <BR>
Milk: Sut <BR>
Tea: Cay <BR>
Coffee: Kahve <BR>
Sugar: Seker <BR>
Breakfast: Kahvalti <BR>
Fruit juice: Meyva suyu <BR>
Wine: Sarap<BR>
Beer: Bira <BR>
Ice: Buz <BR>
Bread: Ekmek <BR>
Rice: Pilav <BR>
Chicken: Pilic/ Tavuk <BR>
Fish: Balik <BR>
Meat: Et <BR>
Mutton: Koyun eti <BR>
Lamb: Kuzu eti <BR>
Beef: Sigir eti <BR>
Veal: Dana eti <BR>
<u>Shopping </u><BR>
Shopping center: Carsi <BR>
Grocery store: supermarket <BR>
Pharmacy: eczane <BR>
How much is this?: Bu ne kadar? <BR>
It is expensive: Bu pahli <BR>
It is cheap: Bu ucuz <BR>
I like it: Begendim <BR>
I don't like it: Begenmedim <BR>
Bank: Banka <BR>
Cash machine: Bankamatik <BR>

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Aug 26, 2002
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

More Local Customs in Istanbul (1)



“Friends are always welcome :-)”

Online Now


Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 2 1 5 5

Have you been to Istanbul?

  Share Your Travels