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10 Turkish Phrases You Need to Knowby Tania Wheeler

Turkey Travel

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 ?

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