English | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

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

General - Conversation

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

General - Complaints

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

General - Swearing

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