Spanish-Azerbaijani Phrasebook Out Now

Spanish-Azerbaijani Phrasebook Out Now

The State Translation Centre is pleased to announce the publication of a new and more large-format “Spanish-Azerbaijani Phrasebook” which can be helpful in the field of linguistics, translation, international communication and mutual understanding.

The phrasebook includes words and phrases on the following sections, such as How To Start a Conversation”, “Expression of Emotions”, “Travelling”, “Residential Services”, “Rent”, “Car”, “Family”, “Diplomatic Corps”, “For Those Who Want To Start a Business” , “Tourist Service”, “Around City”, “Restaurant”, “In the Bank”, “Shopping”, “Post Office, Telephone”, “Medical Emergencies”, “Various Services”, “Sports and Entertainment”, “At the Police Station”, “Numbers”, “Dates, Time and Weather”, “Common Words and Basic Phrases”, “Colours”, “Billboards and Inscriptions”, “Holidays”, Memorial Day”, “Mourning Day”, “Days of Genocide.”

The compiler of the phrasebook is the Spanish language specialist Aysel Aliyeva, the Spanish language editor – Professor Cesar Edgardo Martinez Flores, a Salvadoran linguist-scientist, the Azerbaijani language editors – the Azerbaijani language specialists Bahlul Abbasov and Shafiga Shafa.

It should be noted that the edition is intended for those arriving in Azerbaijan on business and tourist trips from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries, as well as for the use of Spanish in oral communication.

The book has been released by the AzSTC-based publishing house.

Copies of the edition are available at the bookstores below:




‘Akademiya’ book house

‘Baku Book Center’

‘Chiraq’ Book House

Book house of the Presidential Administration of the Azerbaijan Republic

Sales kiosk of Azerbaijan University of Languages


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