Turkish 101

Hello.
Merhaba. ( mehr hah bah )

Hello. (informal)
Selam. ( sell um )

How are you? (polite/plural)
Nasılsınız? ( na suhl suhn uhz )

How are you? (informal singular)
Nasılsın? ( na suhl suhn )

What's up / How're you doing? (very informal, contraction of "Ne haber?", literally meaning "What is new?")
Naber? ( na berr )

Fine, thank you.
İyiyim, teşekkürler. ( ee yee yeem teh shek ür lerr )

What is your name? (polite)
Adınız ne? ( ad uhn uhz ne )

What is your name? (informal singular)
Adın ne? ( ad uhn uhz ne )

My name is ______ .
Benim adım ______ . ( Benn im ad uhm _____ . )

Nice to meet you.
Memnun oldum. ( mem noon oll doom )

Please.
Lütfen. ( Luet fen )

Thank you.
Teşekkür ederim. ( teh shek uer eh der eem )

You're welcome.
Bir şey değil. ( Bir shey de yeel )

is/are there (any/some) ____?
____ var mı? ( var muh? )

there isn't any
Yok ( yock ) usually said with a upward movement of chin and eyebrows

Yes.
Evet. ( eh vet )

No.
Hayır. ( Hah yuhr )

Excuse me. ( getting attention ) (polite)
Efendim. ( E fen dim )

Excuse me. ( begging pardon )
Afedersiniz. ( af fair dair sin niz )

I'm sorry.
Özür dilerim. ( Ö zuer di lay reem )

I'm sorry.
Pardon. ( Par don )

Goodbye (polite singular, used by the person leaving)
Hoşça kalın. ( Hosh cha kaluhn )

Goodbye (informal/plural, used by the person leaving)
Hoşça kalın. ( Hosh cha kaluhn )

Goodbye (used by the person staying)
Güle güle. ( guele guele )

I can't speak Turkish [well].
[İyi] Türkçe konuşamıyorum. ( [E yee] Tuerck-che conusha-me-yoo-ruhm )

Do you speak English? (polite/plural)
İngilizce biliyor musunuz? (literally, "Do you know English?")

Is there someone here who speaks English?
Burada İngilizce konuşan birisi var mı? ( boor-a-duh Eengleez jay kow noo shun bee ree seh wurrm ? )

Look out!
Dikkat! ( Dick kaht ! )

Good morning.
Günaydın. ( Guen eye duhn )

Good evening.
İyi akşamlar. ( E yee Ak sham lar )

Good night.
İyi geceler . ( E yee Ge jay ler )

Good night ( to sleep )
İyi uykular ( E yee yoo ku lar )

Welcome
Hoş geldiniz ( Hosh Gel din iz )

Welcome (informal singular)
Hoş geldin ( Hosh Gel din )

I don't understand.
Anlamadım ( An la ma duhm )

Where is the toilet?
Tuvalet nerede? ( Too va let ner eh de? )

Is there any ...?
... var mı? ( var Muh )

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