You are heading off for your Turkish adventure but before you leave home here are a few language tips that will go a long way in helping you on your holiday. A few simple survival phrases will help you get the best price for whatever you buy, or get those guys (hounding you to buy that carpet) off your back.
1 - Merhaba (Mer-ha-ba) - Hello
2 - Evet (Eh-vet) - Yes , Hayır (H-eye-uhr) - No
3 - Lütfen (Lewt-fen) - Please
4 - Bira lütfen (Bee-ra Lewt-fen) Beer please
5 - Su (Soo) - Water
6 - Çok ucuz (Chok oo-juz) - Very cheap
7 - Çok pahalı (Chok pa-ha-luh) - Very expensive
8 - Teşekkür ederim (Teh-shek-kewr-eh-deh-reem) - Thank you !
9 - Anlamıyorum (An-la-muh-yo-room) - I don't understand
10 - Bu kaç Lira ? (Boo-kach-lee-ra) - How much is it ?