TRAVELER GUIDE

 

Turkish For Travelers

Pronunciation

a: art e: bear u: you c: chart
s: sharp k: kick o: early  

 Basics

Hello: Merhaba
Goodbye: Allahaismarladik (said by the person leaving)// Gule Gule (Said by the person seeing his/her friend off)
Good morning: Gunaydin
Good evening: Iyi Aksamlar
Good night: Iyi Geceler
How are you?: Nasilsiniz? I am well: Iyiyim

Yes: Evet
No: Hayir
Please: Lutfen
Thank You: Tesekkur ederim or Mersi

There is: Var
There is not: Yok both expressions used to express availability or lack thereof respectively

I want...: (object) + istiyorum

 Numbers

1 Bir 11 Onbir 30 Otuz 100,000 Yuzbin

2 Iki

12 Oniki 40 Kirk 1million Bir milyon

3 Uc

13 Onuc 50 Elli 1billion Bir milyar
4 Dort 14 Ondort 60 Altmis  
5 Bes 15 Onbes 70 Yetmis  
6 Alti 16 Onalti 80 Seksen  
7 Yedi 17 Onyedi 90 Doksan  

8 Sekiz

18 Onsekiz 100 Yuz  
9 Dokuz 19 Ondokuz 200 Ikiyuz  
10 On 20 Yirmi 1000 Bin  


Expressions of Time

When?: Ne zaman?
Yesterday: Dun
Today: Bugun
Tomorrow: Yarin

Morning: Sabah
Afternoon: Ogleden sonra
Evening: Aksam
Night: Gece

One hour: Bir saat
What is the time?: Saat kac?
At what time? Saat kacta?

The Days of the Week

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

Pazar

Pazartesi Sali Carsamba Persembe Cuma Cumartesi

Travel Terms

Airport: Hava alani
Port: Liman
Town Center: Sehir merkezi

Where is it?: Nerede?
Is it far?: Uzak mi?
Be careful!: Dikkatli ol!

Tourism Bureau: Turizm burosu
A good hotel: Iyi bir otel
A restaurant: Bir lokanta
Hospital: Hastahane

 Helpful vocabulary// Hotel & Restaurant

A room: Bir oda
A room with a view: Manzarali bir oda
Bed: Yatak

Restroom: Banyo
Two people: Iki kisi
The bill: Hesap Water: Su

Mineral Water: Maden suyu
Milk: Sut
Tea: Cay
Coffee: Kahve
Sugar: Seker
Breakfast: Kahvalti
Fruit juice: Meyva suyu
Wine: Sarap
Beer: Bira
Ice: Buz
Bread: Ekmek
Rice: Pilav
Chicken: Pilic/ Tavuk
Fish: Balik
Meat: Et
Mutton: Koyun eti
Lamb: Kuzu eti
Beef: Sigir eti
Veal: Dana eti

 Shopping

Shopping center: Carsi
Grocery store: supermarket
Pharmacy: eczane

How much is this?: Bu ne kadar?
It is expensive: Bu pahali
It is cheap: Bu ucuz

I like it: Begendim
I don't like it: Begenmedim
 

Bank: Banka
Cash machine: Bankamatik

01- Current concerts, films, plays and even football games are listed in the Internet site Biletix (in Turkish only!), where tickets can be bought on-line. Front Desk will be happy to provide further information. www.biletix.com
02- Dances of Colours; Spectacular dances, Amazing costumes, great music. Dances from 10 different regions of Turkey. Whirling Dervishes, belly dance of Istanbul and more. Click here

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