Basic Romanian words for beginners

Basic Romanian words for beginners

– Essential words to know –


Learn the essentials of Romanian easily with this vocabulary list that contains all the most basic words used in Romanian, with their english translations. If you’re a beginner, it will come in handy to review or learn Romanian by yourself before traveling, or if you want to enrich and improve your Romanian vocabulary to better express yourself in writing and speaking!

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Please Vă rog
Thank you! Vă mulțumesc!
Sorry!  Îmi pare rău! 
What? Ce?
Who? Cine?
When? Când?
Why? De ce?
Which? Care?
How? Cum?
Where ? Unde?
How much ? Cât costă?
Yes Da
No  Nu 
Maybe Poate
Of course Desigur
something ceva
nothing nimic
somebody cineva
nobody nimeni
before înainte
after după
far departe
near aproape
here aici
there acolo
today Azi
tomoorow tomoorow
now acum
man bărbat
woman femeie
friend prieten
more mai mult
less mai puțin
always întotdeauna
later Mai târziu
never niciodată
same același
different diferit
small mic
large mare
difficult dificil
easy ușor
hot fierbinte
cold rece
yesterday Ieri
after după
beautiful frumos
broken spart
free libera
a pharmacy o farmacie
money bani
a bag o pungă
a lighter o brichetă
a cigarette o țigară
a bottle o sticlă
soap săpun
clean curat
dirty murdar
a trash can un coș de gunoi
a trash bag o pungă de gunoi
the silence tăcerea
a tool un instrument
pregnant gravidă
sick bolnav
a baby un copil
a little bit puţin
a doctor un medic
a dentist un dentist
a medicine un medicament
a book o carte
a story o poveste
a phone un telefon
a computer un computer
a car o mașină
a plane un avion
the name numele
the adress adresa
the age vârsta
the nationality cetățenia
a choice o alegere
an answer un răspuns
the key cheia
the light lumina
the television televiziunea
the bed patul
the house casa
the shower dușul
the window fereastra
the door ușa
the table tabelul
tired obosit
water Apă
open deschide
closed închis
clothes haine
coffee cafea
tea ceai
lunch prânz
dinner cină
a fruit un fruct
a vegetable o legumă
a beverage o băutură
a child un copil
rain ploaie
the entrance intrarea
the exit ieșirea
music muzică
a smile un zâmbet
the world lumea
the sky cerul
a river un râu
the sea marea
the mountain muntele
the lake lacul
the island insula
the beach plaja

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