Turkish | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Can you help me, please?
Bana yardımcı olurmusunuz, lütfen?
Asking for help
Do you speak English?
İngilizce konuşuyor musunuz?
Asking if a person speaks English
Do you speak _[language]_?
_[dil]_ konuşuyor musunuz?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
I don't speak_[language]_.
_[dil]_ konuşmuyorum.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
I don't understand.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Standard greeting
Informal greeting
Good Morning!
Greeting used in the morning
Good Evening!
İyi Akşamlar!
Greeting used in the evening
Good Night!
İyi Geceler!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
How are you?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Good, thank you.
İyiyim, teşekkür ederim.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
What’s your name?
Adın ne?
Asking the other person's name
My name is ___.
Benim adım _.
Telling someone your name
Where are you from?
Asking about someone's origin
I am from___.
Ben _lıyım.
Answering about your origin
How old are you?
Kaç yaşındasın?
Asking about someone's age
I am___years old.
Ben _ yaşındayım.
Answering about your age
Positive reply
Negative reply
Filler word to add polite touch
Here you go!
Buradan gidin!
Used when giving something to someone
Thank you.
Teşekkür ederim.
Thanking someone
Thank you very much.
Çok teşekkür ederim.
Thanking someone very warmly
You're welcome.
Rica ederim.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
I am sorry.
Apologizing for something
Excuse me.
Getting the attention of someone
It's OK.
Herşey yolunda.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
No problem.
Sorun değil.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Watch out!
Dikkat et!
Making someone aware of a danger
I am hungry.
Used when feeling hungry
I am thirsty.
Used when feeling thirsty
I am tired.
Used when feeling tired
I am sick.
Used when feeling sick
I don't know.
You don't know the answer to a question
It was nice meeting you.
Seninle tanışmak güzeldi.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Güle güle!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

I would like to make a complaint.
Bir şikayette bulunmak istiyorum.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Who is in charge here?
Burada sorumlu kim?
Finding out who is responsible
This is totally unacceptable!
Bu tamamen kabul edilemez birşey!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
I want my money back!
Paramı geri istiyorum!
Asking for a refund
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Bir saatten fazla bir süredir bekliyoruz.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

This food tastes like crap!
Bu yemek bok gibi!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
This drink tastes like piss!
Bu içecek çiş gibi!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
This place is a shithole!
Bu yer bok çukuru!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
This car is a wreck!
Bu araba döküntü!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
The service sucks!
Hizmet berbat!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
This is a total rip-off!
Bu tamamen bir soygun!
Rudely complaining about a high price
That is bullshit!
Bu saçma!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
You are a stupid moron!
Sen aptal bir moronsun!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
You don't know shit!
Bir bok bilmiyorsun!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Piss off!
Siktir git!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Let's settle this outside!
Hadi bunu dışarda halledelim!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment