Turkish Directions

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

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Afedersiniz!
Can you show me?: Bana gösterebilir misin?
I'm lost: Kayboldum
I'm not from here: Buralı değilim
Can I help you?: Yardım edebilir miyim?
Can you help me?: Yardım edebilir misiniz?
It's near here: Buraya yakın
It's far from here: Buradan uzak
Go straight: Düz gidin
Turn left: Sola dönün
Turn right: Sağa dönün
One moment please!: Bir dakika lütfen!
Come with me!: Benimle gelin!
How can I get to the museum? : Müzeye nasıl gidebilirim?
How long does it take to get there?: Oraya gitmek ne kadar sürer?
Downtown (city center): Şehir merkezi

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

Near: Yakın
Far: Uzak
Right: Sağ
Left: Sol
Straight: Düz
There: orada
Here: burada
To walk: Yürümek
To drive: Sürmek
To turn: Dönmek
Traffic light: Trafik ışığı

We hope you will not need to ask for directions in Turkish. 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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