Now let’s learn some basic Romanian 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 Romanian.

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

Basic Romanian words & phrases: conversations

Basic conversation

please / you’re welcomete rog
cu plăcere

you’re very welcomecu mare plăcere
thank youmulțumesc
thank you very muchmulțumesc foarte mult
Excuse me!Scuză-mă!


I understand.Eu înțeleg.
I don’t understand.Eu nu înțeleg.
Hello? (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?Poftim?
What does that mean?Ce înseamnă asta?
I don’t know.Nu știu.
I don’t speak Polish.Nu vorbesc limba poloneză.
I speak a little Polish.Vorbesc limba poloneză.
Do you speak English? (informal)Vorbești limba engleză?
Do you speak English? (formal)Vorbești engleză?
Yes, I do speak English.Da, vorbesc limba engleză.
No, I don’t speak English.Nu, vorbesc limba engleză.

Making acquaintances

Please talk more slowly!Te rog, vorbește mai rar!
Nice to meet you!Îmi pare bine!
How are you?Cum ești?
Good, thank you!Bine, mulțumesc!
I’m well, thanks!Sunt bine, mersi!
Not bad, thanks!Nu-i rău, mersi!
very badfoarte rău
What’s your name?Cum te chiamă?
My name is [...].Numele meu este [...].
What’s your first name?Care este numele primul tău animal de companie?
My first name is [...]Prenumele meu este [...].
How old are you?Câți ani ai?
I’m [...] years old.Eu am [...] de ani.
What are your hobbies?Ce hobby ai?
What do you like doing?Ce îți place să faci?
What are you doing (at the moment)?Ce faci, acum?
Where do you live?Unde locuiești?
I live in [...]. [Sg]Eu locuiesc în (țara) [...].
I live in [...]. [Pl]Noi locuim in (țara) [...].
I’m from England [Sg]sunt din Anglia
I’m from England [Pl]noi suntem din Anglia
I’m English [Sg]Eu sunt britanic
I’m English [Pl]Noi suntem britanici

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