Verbs describe movement or action. You’ll need them whenever you want to talk about what you, somebody or something else does, did or wants to do. Essential stuff. Memorize the verbs below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic Czech conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Czech“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Verbs

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Important verbs

EnglishCzechPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) bebýt
(to) havemít
(to) do / (to) makedělat
can / (to) know how tomoci
(to) know (how)vědět
(to) know / (to) be acquainted withznát
(to) understandpochopit
(to) speak / (to) talkmluvit
(to) listen toposlouchat
(to) hearslyšet
(to) seevidět
(to) feelcítit
(to) livežít
(to) wantchtít
(to) needpotřebovat
(to) likelíbit
(to) lovemilovat
(to) givedát
(to) takevzít
(to) playhrát
(to) laughsmát se
(to) comepřijít
(to) gojít
(to) go (by…)jet
(to) writepsát
(to) readčíst
(to) countpočítat
(to) pronouncevyslovit
(to) spellhláskovat
(to) conjugatečasovat
(to) rememberpamatovat si
(to) forgetzapomenout
(to) eatjíst
(to) tryzkusit
(to) usepoužít
(to) openotevřít
(to) closezavřít
(to) greet / (to) welcomepřivítat
(to) beginzačít
(to) endskončit
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