Estonian Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Estonian. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Vabandage, palun!
Can you show me?: Kas te võiksite mulle näidata?
I'm lost: Olen eksinud
I'm not from here: Ma ei ole siit pärit
Can I help you?: Kas ma saaksin teid aidata?
Can you help me?: Kas te saaksite mind aidata?
It's near here: See on lähedal
It's far from here: See on siit kaugel
Go straight: Minge otse
Turn left: Pöörake vasakule
Turn right: Pöörake paremale
One moment please!: Üks hetk, palun!
Come with me!: Tulge minuga!
How can I get to the museum? : Kuidas ma pääsen muuseumi?
How long does it take to get there?: Kui kaua sinna jõudmine aega võtab?
Downtown (city center): keskus / linnakeskus

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: lähedal
Far: Kaugel
Right: Paremal
Left: Vasakul
Straight: Otse
There: seal
Here: siin
To walk: Kõndima
To drive: sõitma, juhtima
To turn: Pöörama
Traffic light: valgusfoor

We hope you will not need to ask for directions in Estonian. If you do need help then the above sentences are essential. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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