Turkish Language

 
Although the majority of people, especially in Marmaris are fluent in English, why don't you surprise them with the knowledge of a few helpful Turkish phrases. Just remember that in Turkish language:

S is pronounced as SH
C is pronounced as J
C is pronounced as CH

HERE ARE SOME WORDS TO KICK OFF WITH

Thank you
  - TESEKKUR EDERIM (tesh-acure aderim)
Please     - LUTFEN (lute-fan)
Yes     - EVET (avet)
No     - HAYIR (higher)
Hello    - MERHABA (marehaba)
Good morning     - GUNAYDIN (gewn-I-dun)
Good evening    - IYI AKSAMLAR (e-yi akshamlar)
How much ?   - NE KADAR? (neigh kadar)
Breakfast     - KAHVALTI (kaw-val-ti)
Lunch     - OGLEN YEMEGI (eau-len yem-a-ee)
Dinner     - AKSAM YEMEGI (aksham yem-a-ee)
Water       - SU (sue)
Wine      - SARAP (sarap)
Beer       - BIRA (beera)

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS !

1
- bir
2 - iki
3 - uc
4 - dort
5 - bes
6 - alti
7 - yedi
8 - sekiz
9 - dokuz
10 - on
20 - yirmi
50 - elli
100 - yuz
1000 - bin

TURKISH LANGUAGE > ON THE MINIBUS / DOLMUS
ON THE MINIBUS / DOLMUS


Please stop where it's convenient  - MUSAIT BIR YERDE LUTFEN (mu-site bearde lute-fan)
Stop please - DURUN LUTFEN (durun lute-fan)
Paying for 1/2/... passangers - BIR/ IKI/... KISI (bir/ iki kishi)

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

TURKISH LANGUAGE > HELPFUL VOCABULARY / HOTEL & RESTAURANTS
HOTEL & RESTAURANTS

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
Tea - Cay
Milk - Sut
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

TURKISH LANGUAGE > SHOPPING
SHOPPING TERMS

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