Basic Slovenian Verbs

Basic Slovenian Verbs 2017-03-20T16:48:19+00:00

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

EnglishSlovenian
(to) be
biti
(to) have
imeti
(to) do / (to) make
narediti
can / (to) know how to
lahko
(to) know (how)
vedeti
(to) know / (to) be acquainted with
seznaniti z
(to) understand
razumeti
(to) speak / (to) talk
govoriti
(to) listen to
poslušati
(to) hear
slišati
(to) see
videti
(to) feel
čutiti
(to) live
živeti
(to) want
želeti
(to) need
potrebovati
(to) like
všeč
(to) love
ljubiti
(to) give
dati
(to) take
vzeti
(to) play
igrati
(to) laugh
smejati
(to) come
priti
(to) go
iti
(to) go by […] (e.g. by car)
Iti z
(to) write
pisati
(to) read
brati
(to) count
šteti
(to) pronounce
izgovoriti
(to) spell
črkovati
(to) conjugate
spregati
(to) remember
(se) spomniti
(to) forget
pozabiti
(to) eat
jesti
(to) try
poskusiti
(to) use
uporabiti
(to) open
odpreti
(to) close
zapreti
(to) greet / (to) welcome
pozdraviti
(to) begin
začeti
(to) end
končati

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