Useful Turkish Words

Useful Turkish Words

Hello : Merhaba (MEHR-hah-bah)
Good morning / good day : Günaydın (gew-nahy-DUHN)
Good evening : İyi akşamlar (EE ahk-shahm-LAHR)
Good night : İyi geceler (EE geh-jeh-LEHR)
Good bye : Allaha ısmarladık /(ah-LAHS-mahr-lh-duhk)
Bon voyage : Güle güle (gew-LEH gew-LEH)
Yes : Evet (eh-VET) No : Hayır (HAH-yuhr)
What is your name? : Adınız ne? (AH-duh-NUHZ neh)
My name is ….. : Adım ….. (ah-DUHM …..)
How are you? : Nasılsınız? (NAHS-suhl-suh-nuhz)
I’m fine, thank you : İyiyim, teşekkür ederim (ee-YEE-yihm, teh-shek-KEWR-dehr-eem)
Pardon me : Afedersiniz (af-feh-DEHR-see-neez)
Please : Lütfen (LEWT-fehn)
Thanks : Teşekkürler (teh-sheh-kewr-LEHR)
Thanks : Sağol (sowl)
Mersi : (mehr-see)
You’re welcome : Bir şey değil (beer SHEY deh-YEEL)
Friend : Arkadaş (ar-kah-DAHSH)
What ? : Ne ? (NEH)
How ? : Nasıl ? (NAH-suhl)

Who ? : Kim ? (KEEM)
Why ? : Niçin ? (NEE-cheen) Neden ? (NEH-dehn)
When ? : Ne zaman (NEH zah-mahn)
Which one ? : Hangisi ? (HAHN-gee-see)
What’s this ? : Bu ne ? (BOO neh)
How much/many ? : Kaç / kaç tane ? : (KAHCH tah-neh)
What does it mean? : Ne demek? (NEH deh-mehk)
Give me ….. : ….. bana verin (bah-NAH veh-reen)
I want ….. : ….. istiyorum (eess-tee-YOH-room)
Big / Small : Büyük / Küçük (bew-YEWK / kew-CHEWK)
New / Old : Yeni / Eski : (yeh-NEE / ehss-KEE)
Not ….. : ….. değil (deh-YEEL)
It exist / does not exist : Var / Yok (VAHR / YOHK)
Hot / Cold : Sıcak / Soğuk (suh-jak / so-uk)
Hot (spicy) / Sweet : Acı / Tatlı (a-juh / thuth-luh)
Open / Closed : Açık / Kapalı (ajik – also means clear / kapalug)
And / Or : Ve / Veya (VEH / veh-YAH)
Good / Bad : İyi / Kötü (EE-ee / feh-NAH)
Beautiful / Ugly : Güzel / Çirkin (gew-ZEHL / cheer-KEEN)
Day / Daily : Gün / Hergün (GURN / HEHR-gurn)

 

Numbers

1 : Bir (bihr)

2 : İki (ikee)

3 : Üç (ooch)

4 : Dört (dirt)

5 : Beş (besh)

6 : Altı (altı)

7 : Yedi (yeh-di)

8 : Sekiz

9 : Dokuz

10: On

11: On bir

20 : Yirmi

100: Yüz

Days

Sunday : Pazar (pah-ZAHR)

Monday : Pazartesi (pah-ZAHR-teh-see)

Tuesday : Salı (sah-LUH)

Wednesday : Çarşamba (char-shahm-BAH)

Thursday :  Perşembe (pehr-shehm-BEH)

Friday : Cuma (joo-MAH)

Saturday : Cumartesi (joo-MAHR-teh-see)

Salt : Tuz

Pepper : Biber (bee-ber)

Oil : Zeytinyağı (sey-ten-yar)

Bill : Hesap (hessap)

Useful Turkish Words For Home Visits

 

This is ….. delicious                              Bu ….. çok nefis                                   Boo-CHAWK nehfees

–Food                                                 — Yemek                                              yehmehk

–Bread                                                –Ekmek                                               ehkmehk

–Beans                                                –Fasulye                                             fahhsoolyeh

–Potatoes                                           –Patates                                             pahtahtehss

–Stuffed peppers                               –Dolma                                               dolmah

 

The table setting looks very nice         Çok güzel bir masa hazırlamışsınız       CHAWH gew-zel bihr mahssah

hah-zer-lahr-muh-suh-nuz

 

I have had enough to eat/drink           Yeterince yedim                                  yehtehreenje yeh-dim

 

I’m full                                                Doydum                                               doydoom

 

This gift is from my home                   Bu hediyeyi ülkemden getirdim                        boo heh-dee-yeh-ee oulkemden

geh-tear-dim

 

This gift represents my state              Bu hediye benim şehrimin bir simgesi  boo heh-dee-yeh beh-nim sheh-

reem- in bihr seem-geh-see

 

My name is …..                                     Benim adım …..                                     beh-nim ah-dum …..

 

Could you write your name?                 Adınızı yazar mısınız?                         ahdun-ıdzı yas-r mis-en-iz

 

Could I have your address?                 Adresinizi alabilir miyim?                    ah-dreh-sin-eeze alha beeleer

meeyeem

 

Can I take your picture?                      Fotoğrafınızı çekebilir miyim?             photograp-eeneeze checkhe

beeleer meeyeem

 

I will send you a copy of it                  Size de bir tane göndereceğim                        seeze de bihr tah-neh goun-

daer-eh-jeyeem

 

Thank you for hosting us                     Bizi ağırladığınız içim teşekkür ederim            beezy our-lahdeeneez eechen

teh-shek-KEWR eh-deh-rim

 

Thank you for the meal                       Yemek için teşekkür ederim                 yehmehk eecheen teh-shek-

KEWR eh-deh-rim

 

Thank you                                           Teşekkür ederim                                 teh-shek-KEWR eh-deh-rim


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