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 mir�, 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 p�rse
Yes
Po
No
Jo
Excuse me
M� falni.
I’m sorry
M� vjen keq
Goodbye
Mirupafshim
Do you speak English?
Flisni Anglisht?
Help!
Ndihm�!
Good morning
Mir�m�ngjes
Good afternoon
Mir�dita
Good evening
Mir�mbr�ma
Good night
Nat�n e mir�
I don’t understand
Nuk kuptoj

Directions

English
Albanian
How do I get to…?
Si mund t� shkohet…?
Can you show me on the map?
A mund t� m� tregoni n� hart�?
Street
Rruga
Turn left
Kthehu majtas
Turn right
Kthehu djathtas

Transport

English
Albanian
How much is a ticket to…?
Sa kushton nj� bilet� p�r n�…?
One ticket to…, please
Nj� bilet� p�r n�…, ju lutem
Where is the train/bus to…?
Ku �sht� treni/autobuzi#p�r…?
When does the train/bus for… leave?
Kur niset treni/autobuzi p�r…?

Time

English
Albanian
Now
Tani
Later
M� von�
Morning
M�ngjes
Afternoon
Pasdite
Evening
Mbr�mje
Night
Nat�

Accommodation

English
Albanian
Do you have any rooms available?
Keni dhoma t� lira?
How much is a room for one person/two people?
Sa kushton #nj� dhom� p�r nj� njeri/dy njer�z?
Does the room come with…
A ka dhoma…
May I see the room first?
Mund ta shoh dhom�n?
OK, I’ll take it
Dakord, do ta marr
I will stay for … night(s)
Do t� rri p�r … nat�/net�
Is breakfast/supper included?
A p�rfshihet m�ngjesi/darka?

Places

English
Albanian
Train station
Stacioni i trenit
Bus station
Stacioni i autobuzit
Airport
Aeroporti
Youth hostel
Hosteli i t� 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 t� reja/lek t� vjetra
Do you have anything cheaper?
A keni ndonj� gj� m� t� lir�?