SLOVENIA

Phrase Book

Slovenian (or Slovene) is the official and predominant language of the country. Italian and Hungarian are also widely used and are recognized as official languages. English is also spoken throughout Slovenia.

Here is some beginner's Slovene:

Meeting People

English
Slovene
Hello
Zdravo
Goodbye
Nasvidenje
Please
Prosim
Thank you
Hvala
Yes
Da
No
Ne
Where is…?
Kje je... ?
How much is…?
Koliko stane...?
Good morning
dobro jutro
Good afternoon
dober dan
Good night
lakho noc
Goodbye
na svidenje
What is your name?
kako vam je ime?
My name is…
ime ni je…
How are you?
kako ste?
Fine thanks, and you?
dobro, hvala, pa vi?
I understand
razumem
I don't understand
ne razumem
Do you speak English?
govorite anglesko?
I speak a little Slovene
govorim malo slovenscine

Eating Out

English
Slovene
Do you have a table?
imate (prosto) mizo?
What would you like?
kaj želite?
Tea
caj
Coffee
kava
Beer
pivo
Red / white wine
rdece/belo vino
The bill please?
racun, prosim!
Where is the ……..hotel?
kje je … hotel?
On the left
(na) levo
On the right
(na) desno
Straight Ahead
naravnost (naprej)
Is it near / far?
je blizu/dale??
A ticket to ….., please
Karto do…. prosim