Some useful Turkish words

Welcome                                     Hos geldiniz (pronounced Hawsh  Geldirniz)

I feel welcome                             Hos buldok (pr. Hawsh Boldok)

Hello                                            Merhaba

Good morning                             Günaydın (without dot over i pr. uh)

God evening                                Iyi akşamlar (Ş pr.Sh)

How are you?                              Nasılsınız? without dot over i pr. uh)

The bill please                             Hesap lütfen

Thanks                                        Merci, or Tesekkür ederim

Bread                                          Ekmek

Water                                          Su

Mineral water                              Maden suyu

Wine                                           Şarap (pr. Sharap)

White                                          Beyaz

Red                                             Kırmızı (without dot over i pr. uh)

Beer                                            Bira

Meat                                            Et

Chicken                                       Tavuk

Lamb                                           Kuzu eti

Beef                                             Dana eti

Fish                                              Balık (without dot over i pr. uh)

Car                                               Araba

Hotel                                             Hotel (pr. hawtel)

1= Bir      2= Iki      3= Üc (ytch)      4=Dört      5=Bes      6=Altı (no dot)     7=Yedi
8= Sekiz      9= Dokuz (dawkuz)      10=On

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Margaretha is a true northern Cyprus veteran and an incredible ambassador for the country. She moved to Northern Cyprus in May 2000, and lives with her seven dogs and four cats in a small village outside Kyrenia. Margaretha refers to various services such as excursions and guided tours for Sunseeker-tours, a tourist company that caters primarily to the Scandinavians. Margaretha is a writer for NC Magazine and has written many interesting articles about what is happening in the country, tours and much more. If you have any questions for Margaretha, please write to: