Turkish Words of the Month by Archaeologous

If you are coming to a foreign country it is always fun, polite and respectful to know a couple of basic sayings. The local people love that you have tried. So in Turkey, this will let you experience an even better time.

Hello                                  ~~~    Merhaba     (MEHR-hah-bah)

Good morning/good day   ~~~     Günaydın     ( gew-nahy-DUHN)

How are you?                    ~~~      Nasılsınız?    ( NAHS-suhl-suh-nuhz)

I’m fine, thank you          ~~~     İyiyim, teşekkür ederim.  (ee-YEE-yihm, tesh-ek-KEWR eh-dehr-eem )

What is your name?       ~~~    Adınız ne?   (AH-duh-NUHZ neh)

My name is…               ~~~  Adım   (Ah-DUHM)

Goodbye                      ~~~Allaha ısmarladık   (ah-LAHS-mahr-lah-duhk)

Words to help with your Turkish tour