Lonely Planet’s Central Asia Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Central Asian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
Break the ice with local greetings, delve into the languages of the Silk Road, and order culinary specialties with confidence – all with your trusted travel companion.
With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!
Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Order with confidence, explain food allergies, and try new foods with the menu decoderSave time and hassles with vital phrases at your fingertipsNever get stuck for words with the 3500-word two-way, quick-reference dictionaryBe prepared for both common and emergency travel situations with practical phrases and terminologyMeet friends with conversation starter phrasesGet your message across with easy-to-use pronunciation guides Inside Lonely Planet’s Central Asia Phrasebook & Dictionary: Phrases to Learn Before You GoWays to Start a SentenceSound like a LocalListen For – phrases you may hearLook For – phrases you may see on signsShortcuts – easy-to-remember alternatives to the full phrasesQ&A – suggested answers to questions askedCovers Basics – time, dates, numbers, amounts, pronunciation, reading tips, grammar rulesPractical – travel with kids, disabled travellers, senior travellers, sightseeing, business, banking, post office, internet, phones, repairs, shopping, bargaining, accommodations, directions, border crossing, transportSocial – meeting people, interests, feelings, opinions, going out, romance, culture, activities, weatherSafe Travel – emergencies, police, doctor, chemist, dentist, symptoms, conditionsFood – ordering, at the market, at the bar, dishes, ingredients The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Central Asia Phrasebook & Dictionary, our pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance.
Great for language students and travellers looking to interact with locals and immerse themselves in local culture. Check out our Fast Talk Phrasebook mobile app for on-the-go language needs. (Available languages: German, Latin Spanish, Central Asian, Spanish, French, and Italian.)