ALBANIA

Phrase Book

A form of the Tosk dialect is the official language of Albania. Many Albanians speak Italian as a second language, having learned it from the TV. A few may also speak some English.

Meeting People

English
Albanian
Hello
Tungjatjeta
How are you?
Si jeni?
Well, thanks
Jam mirė, faleminderit
What is your name?
Si quheni?
My name is...
Quhem...
Pleased to meet you
Jam i lumtur t'ju njoh
Please
Ju lutem
Thank you
Faleminderit
You're welcome
S'ka pėrse
Yes
Po
No
Jo
Excuse me
Mė falni.
I'm sorry
Mė vjen keq
Goodbye
Mirupafshim
Do you speak English?
Flisni Anglisht?
Help!
Ndihmė!
Good morning
Mirėmėngjes
Good afternoon
Mirėdita
Good evening
Mirėmbrėma
Good night
Natėn e mirė
I don't understand
Nuk kuptoj

Directions

English
Albanian
How do I get to...?
Si mund tė shkohet...?
Can you show me on the map?
A mund tė mė tregoni nė hartė?
Street
Rruga
Turn left
Kthehu majtas
Turn right
Kthehu djathtas

Transport

English
Albanian
How much is a ticket to...?
Sa kushton njė biletė pėr nė...?
One ticket to..., please
Njė biletė pėr nė..., ju lutem
Where is the train/bus to...?
Ku ėshtė treni/autobuzi#pėr...?
When does the train/bus for... leave?
Kur niset treni/autobuzi pėr...?

Time

English
Albanian
Now
Tani
Later
Mė vonė
Morning
Mėngjes
Afternoon
Pasdite
Evening
Mbrėmje
Night
Natė

Accommodation

English
Albanian
Do you have any rooms available?
Keni dhoma tė lira?
How much is a room for one person/two people?
Sa kushton #njė dhomė pėr njė njeri/dy njerėz?
Does the room come with...
A ka dhoma...
May I see the room first?
Mund ta shoh dhomėn?
OK, I'll take it
Dakord, do ta marr
I will stay for ... night(s)
Do tė rri pėr ... natė/netė
Is breakfast/supper included?
A pėrfshihet mėngjesi/darka?

Places

English
Albanian
Train station
Stacioni i trenit
Bus station
Stacioni i autobuzit
Airport
Aeroporti
Youth hostel
Hosteli i tė rinjve?
Hotel
Hoteli
British/American/Australian consulate
Ambasada #Angleze/Amerikane/Australiane

Shopping

English
Albanian
How much does it cost?
Sa kushton?
New leks/old leks
Lek tė reja/lek tė vjetra
Do you have anything cheaper?
A keni ndonjė gjė mė tė lirė?