Basic Conversation in Slovak

Basic Conversation in Slovak 2017-11-27T08:14:32+00:00

Now let’s learn some basic Slovak 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 Slovak.

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

Basic Slovak words & phrases: conversations

Basic conversation

EnglishSlovakPronunciation
(Audio)
yes
áno
no
nie
please / you’re welcome
prosím
ste vítaní

you’re very welcome
nemáš za čo
thank you
ďakujem
thank you very much
ďakujem veľmi pekne
thanks
vďaka
Excuse me!
Espravedlnte ma!

Communication

EnglishSlovakPronunciation
(Audio)
I understand.
Rozumiem.
I don’t understand.
Nerozumiem.
Hello? (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?
Ahoj.
Prepáčte?

What does that mean?
Čo to znamená?
I don’t know.
Neviem.
I don’t speak Polish.
Nehovorím poľsky.
I speak a little Polish.
Hovorím trochu poľsky.
Do you speak English? (informal)
Hovoríš po anglicky?
Do you speak English? (formal)
Hovoríš po anglicky?
Yes, I do speak English.
Áno, hovorím anglicky.
No, I don’t speak English.
Nie, nehovorím po anglicky.

Making acquaintances

EnglishSlovakPronunciation
(Audio)
Please talk more slowly!
Prosím, hovorte pomalšie!
Nice to meet you!
Teší ma!
How are you?
Ako sa máš?
Good, thank you!
Dobre, ďakujem!
I’m well, thanks!
Som v poriadku, vďaka!
Not bad, thanks!
Nie zle, ďakujem!
very bad
veľmi zle
What’s your name?
Ako sa voláš?
My name is [...].
Moje meno je [...].
What’s your first name?
Aké je vaše krstné meno?
My first name is [...]
Moje krstné meno je [...].
How old are you?
Koľko máš rokov?
I’m [...] years old.
Mám [...] rokov.
What are your hobbies?
Aké sú tvoje záľuby?
What do you like doing?
Čo rád robíš?
What are you doing (at the moment)?
Čo práve robíš?
Where do you live?
Kde bývaš?
I live in [...].
Žijem v [...].
I’m from England
Som z anglicka
I’m English
Som angličan

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