Common Words
Hello
Merhaba
Good Day
İyi Günler
Please
Lütfen
Good bye
Hoşçakal
Good evening
İyi Akşamlar
Thank you
Teşekkürler
Yes
Evet
No
Hayır
Good night
İyi Geceler
Excuse Me
Afedersiniz
Getting Around
How do I go to…
….’ya nasıl giderim?
Where can I find a taxi/bus/metro
Nerde taksi/otobüs/metro bulabilirim?
Stop please
Durun lütfen
How much longer to…
…’ye daha ne kadar var?
Turn left/right
Sola/sağa dönün
Restaurants and Shops
How much is this?
Bu ne kadar?
Can I see the menu/bill?
Menüyü görebilir miyim? / Hesabı alabilir miyim?
Is this from in Turkey?
Bu Türkiye’den mi?
Where is the toilet?
Tuvalet nerde?
Is this alcoholic?
Bu alkollü mü?
Is this vegetarian?
Bu vejetaryen mi?
Other Useful Phrases
I love Turkey!
Türkiye’yi seviyorum!
Will you marry me?
Benimle evlenir misin?

Aside from Turkish, Kurdish and Arabic are the two commonly spoken languages especially in the southeastern and eastern cities of Turkey. There are an increasing number of language courses being offered for these languages in recent years. Especially the increase of Turkey’s trade volume with Middle Eastern countries makes these the two most sought-after languages by companies.