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Turkmen phrasebook

Turkmen is a turkic language spoken in Turkmenistan.

Pronunciation guideEdit

VowelsEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

VowelsEdit

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Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

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BasicsEdit

Common signs

OPEN 
Açyk
CLOSED 
Yapyk
ENTRANCE 
Girelge
EXIT 
Çykalga
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
Hajathana
MEN 
Erkek
WOMEN 
Zenan
FORBIDDEN 


Hello. 
Salam . (sah-lam )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
Yagdaýlaň nähili? (nahili ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (yaxshi, sagh bol)
What is your name? 
 ? (Ading nama ?)
My name is ______ . 
mening Adim ______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
baş. (ba-sh )
Thank you. 
sag boluň. (sahg-bol-ung )
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
Hawa . (Ho-wa )
No. 
Yok . (" *deep o as in Egg yolk*' )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
Sag boluň. (sahg-bohl-ung )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I don't speak Turkmen. 
Men türkmençe geplemeýärin (men-toork-men-che-gap-ley-mayah-rin)
Do you speak English? 
Siz iňlisçe gepleýärsiňizmi?  ? (siz-ing-lis-che-gap-ley-ahr-ing-izmi ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
Kömek ediň! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
ertiriňiz haýyrly bolsun. (er-ti-ring-iz-hay-uhr-luh-bol-sun)
Good evening. 
agşamyňyz haýyrly bolsun. (ahg-sham-uhng-uhz-hay-uhr-luh-bol-sun )
Good night. 
gijäňiz rahat bolsun. (gee-jahng-iz-rah-hat-bol-sun )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
Men Düshümedim . ('men-du-shu-me-dim' )
Where is the toilet? 
Toilet nirede? (  ?)

ProblemsEdit

NumbersEdit

1 - bır

2 - iki

3 - üç

4 - dört

5 - baş

6 - alty

7 - yedi

8 - sekiz

9 - dokuz

10 - on

20 - yigrimi

30 - otuz

40 - kyrk

50 - ellı

60 - altmyş

70 - yetmiş

80 - seksen

90 - doksan

100 - yûz

1000 - bır mûn

1,000,000 - bır milyon

TimeEdit

Clock timeEdit

DurationEdit

DaysEdit

Duşenbe Sişenbe Çarşenbe Penşenbe Anna Şembe Ýekşenbe

MonthsEdit

January 
Ýanwar (yan-var)
February 
Fewral (fev-ral)
March 
Mart (mah-rt)
April 
Aprel (ah-preel)
May 
Maý (mai)
June 
Iýun (ee-yoon)
July 
Iýul (ee-yool)
August 
Awgust (av-goost)
September 
Sentýabr (sent-yah-br)
October 
Oktýabr ('ohkt-yah-br)
November 
Noýabr (noh-yah-br)
December 
Dekabr (deh-kah-br)

ColorsEdit

black 
gara (gah-rah)
blue 
gök (go-yuk)
brown 
goňur (gong-oor)
gray 
çal (chal)
green 
ýaşyl (yah-shul)
orange 
narynç (nah-ruhn-ch)
pink 
gülgün (gool-goon)
purple 
benewşe (beh-neh-she)
red 
gyzyl (guh-zuhl)
white
ak (ahk)
yellow 
sary (sah-ruh)

TransportationEdit

Bus and trainEdit

DirectionsEdit

TaxiEdit

Taksi

LodgingEdit

MoneyEdit

Money
pul (pu'l)
Manat(Currency of Turkmenistan)
Manat (ma'naat)
One manat
Bir manat
Five manat
Bäş manat
Ten manat
On manat
I bought this from 10 manat
Men şuny on manatdan aldym.
Can you lend me a five manat?
Sen maňa bäş manat karz berip bilermiň?

EatingEdit

Food
Nahar
To eat
Naharlanmak
Pilaf(A staple food and a national dish)
Palaw
Rice
Tüwi
Bread
Çörek
Butter
Sary ýag
Milk
Süýt
Water
Suw

BarsEdit

ShoppingEdit

DrivingEdit

AuthorityEdit

Learning moreEdit

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