MACEDONIA

Phrase Book

Macedonian is a South Slavic language, which uses the Cyrillic alphabet. Here are a few useful words and phrases, written in Latin script as phonetically as possible:

Greetings and Basics

English
Macedonian (Phonetic Translation)
yes
da
no
ne
hello
zdravo
goodbye
priatno
please
veh molahm
thank you
blagodaram
you're welcome
molahm
excuse me
prohstehteh
i'm sorry
eezveenehteh
it is nice to meet you
meelo mee eh
how are you?
kahkoh steh?
very well, thank you
mnohgoo dohbroh, blagodaram
what is your name?
kahkoh she veekahteh?
my name is...
yahs seh veekahm...
pleased to meet you
drahgoh mee eh shtoh veh zahpohnahv
I speak a little...
yahs zbohrooyahm mahlkoo...
do you speak English?
zbohroovahteh lee ahngleeskee?
does anyone speak English?
zbohrooyah lee nehkohyuh ahngleeskee?
good morning
dohbroh ootroh
good evening
dohbrahyehchehr
good night
dohbrah nohkee
I don't understand
yahs neh rahzbeerahm
where are the toilets?
kahdeh seh toh aleteeteh
take me to my hotel
odnaysaytay may do moyot hotel, ve molam
where is the bathroom?
kaday eh vaytzeto?
how much does this cost?
kolkoo cheeneeh ova?

Emergencies

English
Macedonian Phonetic Translation
help!
pohmohsh!
it's an emergency
eetnoh eh
doctor
doktor
police
politzia
pharmacy
apteka

Travel

English
Macedonian Phonetic Translation
taxi
taksi?
train
voz
subway
podzemnah zhelezneetsa
bus
aftoboos
motorcycle
motor
bicycle
velosiped
tram
tramvayot
airline
avion
boat
brod

Directions

English
Macedonian Phonetic Translation
left
levo
right
desno
middle
sraydeeanh
under
pod

Food and Drink

English
Macedonian Phonetic Translation
beef
gohvedskoh maysoh
chicken
kokoshka
lamb
yagne
fish
riba
pork
svinya
veal
teleshko
ham
shoonkah
broil
paychay
bake
pechee
boil
varee
fry
przhee
vegetable
zaylehnchoock
salad
salata
bread
leb
cheese
seeraynje
rice
oriz
potato
kompeer
soup
soopa
chocolate
chokolado
dessert
slatko
coffee
kafe
tea
tchay
milk
mleko
beer
peevo