Turkey: Know that Turks set great store in politeness

Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 17, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

No one will expect you to have mastered the intricacies of polite speech in Turkish, but learn a few words—please (lütfen or lewtfen) and thank you (teşekkür ederim or tay-shake-kur ehday-reem) are useful—and you will be rewarded.

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