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Asking for directions in Turkey is rather fun thing to do, because Turkish people never deny that they do not know the way wherever you asked and they always would want to help you. On this page we will learn about asking, giving directions and cardinal - ordinal directions in Turkish with playable examples.
To get directions first we should ask for directions. In turkish language it is asked as "How can I get to ____? or How do I go to ____?" and its translated as seen on the table below.
|How do I get to ___?||_____'a nasıl giderim?|
|How can I go to ____?||_____'a nasıl gidilir?|
Giving directions are rather simple in Turkish langauge and it goes as it is written on table.
|Go right||Sağa dön|
|Go left||Sola dön|
|Go straight ahead||Düz git / İleri git|
|Turn/go back||Geri git / Geri dön|
|Turn right||İlerden sağa dön|
|Turn left||İlerden sola dön|
Excuse me, how do I go to train station?
Bakar mısınız, tren istasyonuna nasıl giderim?
Great, thank you.
Harika, teşekkür ederim.
Cardinal and ordinal directions do not have special names in Turkish, they are exactly same as in English. You can see on the compass below and check the examples afterwards.
Tomorrow wind will come from south. - Yarın rüzgar güneyden esecek.
Summer has already started in southeast. - Güneydoğuda yaz başladı.
On this page we learned asking, giving directions and cardinal - ordinal directions in Turkish with the help of playable examples and pronunciation trainer. Doing exercises will be helpful to understand the topic better.
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