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Basic Turkish Vocabulary

Trying to speak Turkish is a great way to build a strong relationship with locals, and will impress many! Here are some basic words & phrases to get you started.

Hello: Merhaba (Mare-Hu-Buh)

Thank you: Teşekkürler (Tesh-eck-kuhr-lehr)

How are you



Turkish is a phonetic language, meaning all letters are pronounced the same way no matter where they are in the word. Basic sounds to know include Ş (Shake), Ç (Chain), Ü (Uber), C (Jane), A (Umbrella)

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