Polish 101

A different language is a different vision of life. ~Federico Fellini

Hello. (rarely used)
Witaj. (VEE-tigh))
Hello. (informal)
Czesc. (tsheshch)
How are you?
Jak sie masz? (yahk shyeh mahsh?)
Fine, thank you.
Dziekuje, dobrze. (dzeng-KOO-yeh, DOB-zheh)
What is your name? (formal)
Jak sie Pan (masc.)/Pani (fem.) nazywa? (YAHK sheng pahn/pahnie nahZYwah?)
What is your name? (informal)
Jak masz na imie? (YAHK mahsh nah EE-myeng?)
My name is ______ .
Nazywam sie ______ . (nah-ZIH-vahm sheng)
Nice to meet you.
Milo Cie poznac.
Please.
Prosze. (PROH-sheng)
Thank you.
Dziekuje. (dzeng-KOO-yeh)
You're welcome.
Prosze. (PROH-sheng)
Yes.
Tak. (tahk)
No.
Nie. (nyeh)
Excuse me. (getting attention)
Przepraszam. (psheh-PRAH-shahm)
Your attention please.
Prosze o uwage. (PROH-sheng oh oo-VAH-geng)
Excuse me. (begging pardon)
Przepraszam. (psheh-PRAH-shahm)
I'm sorry.
Przepraszam. (psheh-PRAH-shahm)
Goodbye
Do zobaczenia. (doh zoh-bah-CHEN-yah) Do widzenia (doh vee-JEN-yah)
Goodbye (informal)
Pa. (pah) Czesc. (tsheshch) Na razie. (Nah raz'-hee)
I can't speak Polish [well].
Nie mówie [dobrze] po polsku. (nyeh MOW-vyeng [DOB-zheh] poh POL-skoo)
Do you speak English?
Czy mówisz po angielsku? (chih MOO-vish poh ahng-GYEL-skoo?)
Is there someone here who speaks English?
Czy ktos tu mówi po angielsku? (tsjeh ktoh toe moevie po ankielskoe?)
Help!
Pomocy! (pomocy!) Ratunku! (Ratoonkoo!)
Look out!
Uwaga! (OOvaga!)
Good morning, good afternoon
Dzien dobry. (Dz'ehn DOH-brih)
Good evening.
Dobry wieczór. (DOH-brih v-YETCH-oor)
Good night (to sleep)
Dobranoc. (doh-BRAH-nots)
I don't understand.
Nie rozumiem. (Nyeh rozoomyem)
Where is the toilet?
Gdzie jest toaleta? (Ktzieh yest to-a-LEH-ta?)

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