Tajik Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Tajik. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Бубахшед!
Can you show me?: Оё метавонед ба ман нишон дихед?
Oë metavoned ba man nišon dihed?
I'm lost: ман рахгум задам
man rahgum zadam
I'm not from here: Ман аз инчо нестам
Man az inčo nestam
Can I help you?: Оё метавонам ба шумо кумаке кунам?
Oë metavonam ba šumo kumake kunam?
Can you help me?: Оё метавонед ба ман кумак расонед?
Oë metavoned ba man kumak rasoned?
It's near here: Аз ин чо дур нест
Az in čo dur nest
It's far from here: Аз инчо дур аст
Az inčo dur ast
Go straight: Рост равед
Rost raved
Turn left: ба тарафи чап гардед
ba tarafi čap garded
Turn right: ба тарафи рост гардед
ba tarafi rost garded
One moment please!: Як дакика!
Âk dakika!
Come with me!: Бо ман биёед!
Bo man biëed!
How can I get to the museum? : Ман чи тавр метавонам ба осорхона биравам?
Man či tavr metavonam ba osorhona biravam?
How long does it take to get there?: То ба ончо расидан чи кадар вакт лозим аст?
To ba ončo rasidan či kadar vakt lozim ast?
Downtown (city center): канораи шахр
kanorai šahr

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: наздик
Far: дур
Right: рост
Left: чап
Straight: рост
There: он ҷо
on ҷo
Here: ин ҷо
in ҷo
To walk: пиёда рафтан
piëda raftan
To drive: рондан
To turn: гаштан, тоб додан
gaštan, tob dodan
Traffic light: чарогак

We hope you will not need to ask for directions in Tajik. If you do need help then the above sentences are essential. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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