Turkish Language > How to meet and greet in Turkish ?

Here is the basic phrases you will need when you meet with someone who speaks Turkish.

 

Difference between formal and informal in Turkish Language ;

 

Siz –you  ( formal or plural ) , Sen- you ( informal and single )

 

If you use suffixes such as ,  -iz, , -uz, -az , -ız , -üz , -oz , -öz the word automatically will be formal or plural .

 

If you use; -im , -um , -am , -ım , -um , -öm , -om ,-üm  suffixes you will be using the single form and express the Subjet pronoun “ I”

 

Meeting in Turkish

 

Merhaba ( Hello )                                  Selam  ( Hi )

Maer –huh –buh                                   ( sail-lahm )

 Nasılsınız ?                                          İyiyim siz nasılsınız ?

 

( How are you )                                   ( I am good how are you ? )

 

(Nuh – seelseen – eez )                         ( ee-yeem   Scissors Nuh – seelseen – eez )

 

Benim Adım ------                                Benim Adım ----

( My name is ---- )                               ( My name is--- )

( Behn –eem Uh dumm)

 

Sizin Adınız nedir ?                                Tanıştığımıza Memnun oldum

 

What is your name ?                             (Nice to meet you )

 

( Scissors –een uh duneez  nah- ther )    Tuhnee –shthemeiz- huh mam noon  ohldoom.

 

Bende çok memnun oldum.

 

Nice to meet you too.                                    

 

Nerelisiniz ?                                          Ben İzmirliyim.         

Where are you from                              I am from Izmir

                           

( Nah –rah –leeh –seen-eez )                 Behn ease –meer-leeyehm.

 

Kaç Yaşındasınız ?                                26 Yaşındayım.

 

How old are you ?                                 I am 26 years old.

 

Couch yush un –duh –suun                     26 Yush un dau yhum.

 

Görüşürüz                                           Hoşçakal

 

See you                                              Good Bye

 

Gir-lish –ur -uzz                                   ( hosh-chakal )

 

 

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10 Ocak Perşembe, 2013
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Jordan Rosenblum
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jobs in Turkish
Ne ish yaparsin ? in Turkish is the question for what is your job in English. Teacher is ogretmen, student is ogrenci, ishci is worker, butcher is kasap, tailor is terzi and many more..