Basic Conversation in Slovenian

Basic Conversation in Slovenian 2017-03-20T16:42:39+00:00

Now let’s learn some basic Slovenian conversation. This lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself, as well as simple words and phrases like yes, no, excuse me and I don’t understand. Learn these and you’ll be ready to conduct short conversations in Slovenian.

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

Basic Slovenian words & phrases: conversations

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Vocabulary

Basic conversation

EnglishSlovenian
yes
da
no
ne
please / you’re welcome
prosim
you’re very welcome
Zelo ste dobrodošli
thank you
hvala
thank you very much
najlepša hvala
thanks
hvala
Excuse me!
Oprostite!

Communication

EnglishSlovenian
I understand.
Razumem.
I don’t understand.
Ne razumem.
Hello? (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?
živjo
What does that mean?
Kaj to pomeni?
I don’t know.
Ne vem.
I don’t speak Polish.
Ne govorim Polsko.
I speak a little Polish.
Malo govorim Polsko
Do you speak English? (informal)
Ali govoriš angleško?
Do you speak English? (formal)
Ali govorite angleško?
Yes, I do speak English.
Da, govorim Angleško.
No, I don’t speak English.
Ne, ne govorim Angleško.

Making acquaintances

EnglishSlovenian
Please talk more slowly!
Prosim govorite počasneje!
Nice to meet you!
Lepo te je bilo spoznati!
How are you?
Kako ste?
Good, thank you!
V redu, hvala!
I’m well, thanks!
Dobro sem, hvala!
Not bad, thanks!
Ni slabo, hvala!
very bad
zelo slab
What’s your name?
Kaj je tvoje ime?
My name is [...].
Moje ime je […].
What’s your first name?
Kaj je tvoje ime?
My first name is [...]
Moje ime je […].
How old are you?
Koliko te stari?
I’m [...] years old.
Star sem […] let.
What are your hobbies?
Kakšni so tvoji hobiji?
What do you like doing?
Kaj rad počneš?
What are you doing (at the moment)?
Kaj počneš (v tem trenutku)?
Where do you live?
Kje živiš?
I live in [...].
Živim v […].
I’m from England
Sem iz Anglije.
I’m English
Sem Anglež.

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