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Word for the Travel Wise (10/11/06)
Today's word is a Turkish word used in Turkey:
ezan - the Muslim call to prayer
Prepare ahead of time by visiting this Turkish Class site. Membership is free and you'll get a lot more than some of the basics they already have listed. Online Turkish is good too, but you'll have to register and pay to get anything more than hello, how are you and I love you. Stick to the first site and check out this Turkish vocabulary list of body parts. Wiki has an excellent starters piece on background, history and a short list of words. Scope out phrasebooks from Rough Guides, Lonely Planet or grab both.
Past Turkish words: merhaba, iyi volculuklar, sabirsiz, lokanta