A brief list of useful Turkish travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

yes = E-VET
no = HA-YUR
hello = MER-HA-BA
goodbye = GU-LEH GU-LEH
please = LEWT-FAN
thank you = TESH-EH KYOOR ED-EH-RIM
it is nice to meet you = TAH-NUSH-TU-U-MUZ-A MEM-NOON OLE-DOOM or MEM-NUN OL-DUM
take me to my hotel = BEN-EE O-TEL-EEM-E GOW-TEWR-EWN
where is the bathroom = TOO-VA-LET NE-RE-DEH
how much does this cost = BU NE KA-DAR
help = EEM-DAT or YAR-DUM ET
doctor = DOK-TOR
police = PO-LEES
pharmacy = EDGE-ZA-NE
taxi = TAK-SEE
train = TREN
subway = MET-RO
bus = O-TO-BEWS
street = SO-KAK or JAHD-DEH
left = SOL
right = SAH
middle = OR-TA
under = ALT-TUN-AH
beef = SIH-IR ET-I
chicken = TA-VUK
lamb = KOO-ZOO
fish = BA-LUK
pork = DO-MOOZ
veal = DA-NA ET-I
ham = ZHAM-BON
broil = FU-RUN
bake = PEE-SHEER
boil = KAY-NAT
fry = KU-ZART
vegetable = SEB-ZE
salad = SA-LA-TA
bread = EK-MEK
cheese = PAY-NEER
rice = PEE-LAV or PEE-REENCH
potato = PA-TA-TES
soup = CHOR-BA
chocolate = CHEE-KO-LAT-TEH
dessert = TAT-LUH
coffee = KAH-VEH
tea = CHAY
milk = SOOT
beer = BEE-RA
purified water = TE-MEEZ SU


Last revision: January 4, 2003
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