Turkish Phrases

The Turkish phrases are helpful because they are used daily. Below we picked expressions that a new learner will find useful. We included the audio as well. This is a better way to learning. Learn only what you need. We start with greetings and introduction.

Hi: merhaba  Audio
What is your name?: adınız nedir?  Audio
Nice to meet you: tanıştığımıza memnun oldum  Audio
How are you?: nasılsınız?  Audio
I'm good, thanks: ben iyiyim, teşekkür ederim  Audio
And you?: ya siz?  Audio

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Language and Age Phrases

More questions about language and age:

Do you speak (English/Turkish)?: türkçe / İngilizce biliyor musunuz?  Audio
Does she speak Chinese?: o çince konuşuyor mu?  Audio
A little bit: birazcık  Audio
How old are you?: kaç yaşındasınız?  Audio
I'm 33 years old: ben otuz üç yaşındayım  Audio
It was nice talking to you: sizinle konuşmak güzeldi  Audio

If you don't understand something, this will be your secret weapon:

What do you mean?: ne demek istiyorsunuz?  Audio
I don't understand: anlamıyorum  Audio
I don't know: bilmiyorum  Audio
Sorry: üzgünüm  Audio
What is that called in Turkish?: türkçe'de buna ne denir?   Audio
What does that word mean in English?: bu kelime İngilizce ne demek?  Audio

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More personal information about origins and profession:

Where are you from?: nerelisiniz?  Audio
I'm from the U.S: ben amerika'dan geliyorum  Audio
I'm American: ben amerikalıyım   Audio
Where do you live?: nerede yaşıyorsunuz?  Audio
I live in the U.S: ben amerika'da yaşıyorum  Audio
What do you do for a living?: ne işle uğraşıyorsunuz?  Audio
I'm a student: ben öğrenciyim  Audio

Offering or asking for help and giving directions:

Can I help you?: size yardım edebilir miyim?  Audio
Can you help me?: bana yardımcı olabilir misiniz?  Audio
Where is the airport?: havaalanı nerede?  Audio
Go straight: düz git  Audio
Then: sonra  Audio
Turn left: sola dön  Audio
Turn right: sağa dön  Audio


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Holiday Wishes Phrases

Good wishes in Turkish in holidays and occasions:

Happy birthday: doğum gününüz kutlu olsun  Audio
Happy new year: mutlu yıllar  Audio
Merry Christmas: mutlu noeller  Audio
Good luck: İyi şanslar  Audio
Congratulations: tebrikler  Audio

Turkish expressions commonly used when traveling or buying:

I have a reservation: rezervasyonum var  Audio
Do you have rooms available?: boş odanız var mı?  Audio
I would like a non-smoking room: sigara içilmeyen bir oda istiyorum  Audio
How much it costs per night?: gecelik ücret nedir?  Audio
Waiter: garson  Audio
How much is this?: bu ne kadar?  Audio
What is this?: bu nedir?  Audio

Survival phrases considered to be important in emergencies:

Are you okay?: sen iyi misin?  Audio
I need a doctor: bir doktora ihtiyacım var  Audio
Help: yardım / İmdat !  Audio
Call the ambulance: ambulans çağırın  Audio
Call the police: polis çağırın  Audio
I am sick: ben hastayım  Audio

These Turkish phrases can be used in a variety of conversations. If you have already visited our Turkish Vocabulary and Turkish Grammar, you might want to visit our Turkish Flashcards to practice what you learned.

Turkish Vocabulary

Turkish Grammar


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Did you know? Phrases are the combination of the use of vocabulary and grammar. Mastering the vocabulary and grammar can result in the ability to make useful Turkish phrases.