Zeynep : What are you looking for Aslı?
Aslı : My camera, I want to take some pictures in Cappadocia.
Zeynep : Use your phone.
Aslı : No, I want to use that camera. Oh look what’s here! An album! Is this your album?
Zeynep : Let me see… Yes it’s mine.
Aslı : Let’s have a look.
Zeynep : Okay. These are my childhood photos.
Aslı : I can’t believe it! You’re so cute.
Zeynep : Really? I’m so ugly. Look at that hair!
Aslı : Isn’t that your mom and dad?
Zeynep : Yes, It’s them. They’re so young, right?
Aslı : Who’s that?
Zeynep : That’s Banu. My primary school friend.
Aslı : Isn’t there a picture of you’re brother?
Zeynep : Yes, It’s there.
Aslı : Who are they?
Zeynep : This is my babaanne* (*grandmother: father’s mother) , this is my grandfather and this is my hala* (*aunt: father’s sister)
Aslı : I can’t believe it! You look so much like your hala!
Zeynep : Yes right, everyone says so.
Aslı : You’re brother looks a lot like your dad.
Zeynep : Yes, and here’s a picture of me with my teyze* (*aunt: mother’s sister)
Aslı : Do you have a dayı* (*uncle: mother’s brother)
Zeynep : No I don’t. I don’t have an amca* either, I have two teyze and one hala. (*uncle: father’s brother)
Aslı : I have one dayı, two hala.
Zeynep : Look, this is my anneannem* (*grandmother: mother’s mother) and dede* (*grandfather) and my cousins.
Aslı : How nice! Now all the photos are on the computer or phone!
Zeynep : Don’t you have an album?
Aslı : I do but it isn’t here.
Zeynep : Bring it when you go home for vacation! We’ll have a look at them.
Aslı : Okay.
*** You may read the related blog post below to understand cultural and linguistics context better.