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 Slovenian conversations.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Verbs

Important verbs

(to) bebiti
(to) haveimeti
(to) do / (to) makenarediti
can / (to) know how tolahko
(to) know (how)vedeti
(to) know / (to) be acquainted withseznaniti z
(to) understandrazumeti
(to) speak / (to) talkgovoriti
(to) listen toposlušati
(to) hearslišati
(to) seevideti
(to) feelčutiti
(to) liveživeti
(to) wantželeti
(to) needpotrebovati
(to) likevšeč
(to) loveljubiti
(to) givedati
(to) takevzeti
(to) playigrati
(to) laughsmejati
(to) comepriti
(to) goiti
(to) go (by…)Iti z
(to) writepisati
(to) readbrati
(to) countšteti
(to) pronounceizgovoriti
(to) spellčrkovati
(to) conjugatespregati
(to) remember(se) spomniti
(to) forgetpozabiti
(to) eatjesti
(to) tryposkusiti
(to) useuporabiti
(to) openodpreti
(to) closezapreti
(to) greet / (to) welcomepozdraviti
(to) beginzačeti
(to) endkončati


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