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Untitled Polish phrases

-For those that have never come across the Polish language or do not believe that there are other languages other then English, we have decided to give you some Polish phrases that will make your life a little easier at the beginning. This is not a substitute for not going to the Polish classes that some of you may have. However, if you want to get ahead, go to any major bookstore in your town or even internet and purchase a Polish phrase book. There are many types, one that we seem to like is :

  • Danusia Stok. Eyewitness Travel Phrase Book: Polish.  ISBN: 0789448696 

-Now some common phrases:

(At the points where it says pan/pani this refers to which gender you are speaking to. Pan is a male and Pani is a female.)

English Translation Polish Translation Pronounciation
Please take me to Eskulap (dorm)  Do Eskulap prosze do escoolap prosheh
I would like to purchase a phone card Karte telefoniczna poprosze cartee telephoneechknow prosheh
I do not speak Polish Ja nie mowie po Polsku nyeh mooveh po polskoo
Do you speak English Czy mowisz po Angielsku?  chi mooveesh po ahngyehlskoo

Good morning

Dzien dobry

dzhehn dobri

Good afternoon

Dobry wieczor

dobri vyehchoor

Good night

Dobranoc

dobrahnots

Good bye

Do widzenia

do veedzehnah

See you later

Do zobaczenia

do zobahchehnah

It's nice to meet you

Milo mi

meewo mee

Excuse me

Przepraszam

pshehprahshahm

Yes

Tak

tahk

No

Nie

neh

Please

Prosze

prosheh

Thank you

Dziekuje

dzhehnkooyeh

I'm sorry

Przepraszam

pshehprahshahm

Hello

Dzien dobry

dzhehn dobri

Hi

Czesc

cheshch

How do you do

Jak sie masz

yahk syeh mash

I understand / don't understand

Rozumiem / nie rozumiem

rozoomyehm / neh rozoomyehm

Please say that again

Prosze to powtorzyc

prosheh to poftoozhitsh

Where?

Gdzie?

gdzheh

What?

Co?

tso

What is this?

Co to jest?

tso to yehst

How?

Jak?

yahk

How much?/How many?

Ile?

eeleh

What does this mean?

Co to znaczy?

tso to znahchi

When?

Kiedy?

kyehdi

I'm lost

Zgubilem sie

zgoobeewehm syeh

I'm tired

Jestem zmeczony

yehstehm zmehnchoni

I'm in a hurry

Spiesze sie

spyehshe syeh

Please take me to

Prosze mnie zawiezc

prosheh mneh zahvyehsytsh

Can I have a ticket

Prosze bilet

prosheh beeleht

Where are we?

Gdzie jestesmy?

gdzheh yehstehsymi

Who is it?

Kto tam?

kto tahm

Just a moment!

Chwileczke!

hfeelehchkeh

Come in!

Prosze!

prosheh

Can you help me?

Czy moze mi pan/pani pomoc?

chi mozheh mee pahn/pahnee pomoots

Can you show me?

Czy moze mi pan/pani pokazac?

chi mozheh mee pahn/pahnee pokahzahtsh

Can you tell me?

Czy moze mi pan/pani powiedziec?

chi mozheh mee pahn/pahnee povyehdzhehtsh

I'm looking for

Szukam

shookahm

I would like to order

Chcialbym zamowic

htshahwbim zahmooveetsh

Good/Bad

Dobry/Zly

dobri/zwi

Big/Small

Duzy/Maly

doozhi/mahwi

Cheap/Expensive

Tanio/Drogo

tano/drogo

Hot/Cold

Goraco/Zimno

gorontso/zyeeimno

Easy/Difficult

Latwy/Trudny

wahtfi/troodni

Quick/Slow

Szybko/Wolno

shipko/volno

Early/Late

Wczesnie/Pozno

fchehsynye/poozyno

Very

Bardzo

bahrdzo

May I use your phone?

Czy moge skorzystac z telefonu?

chi mogeh skozhistahtsh stehlehfonoo

Street map

Plan miasta

plahn myahstah