How do I say Good morning? What if someone asks for my name? How do I order in a restaurant? I hope I will get the Romanian phrases right. Aargh! These are the dramatic questions that play games with our minds when traveling to a new country, and I totally understand! It can look like there are so many basic phrases to learn to get by in Romania but trust me, it isn't that hard. All you need to do is know some essential greeting words, how to introduce yourself, and other Romanian words that will make your stay in Romania memorable. So, without further ado, let's get to the heart of the matter.
The Romanian language is beautiful, and the pronunciation is straightforward and understandable. Here are some important Romanian greetings and phrases you should keep close to. These phrases will help you navigate Romania easily and start basic conversations with the locals.
|Good morning||Bună dimineaţa|
|Good day||Bună ziua|
|Good evening||Bună seara!|
|Good night||Noapte bună.|
|How are you?||Ce mai faci?|
|How are you doing?||Cum mai ești?|
|How is the family||Ce mai face familia ta?|
|With pleasure||Cu plăcere|
|Nice to meet you||Îmi pare bine|
|I am fine||Bine|
|You are welcome||Eşti binevenit|
|I am sorry||Îmi pare rău.|
|Can you help me?||Mă puteți ajuta|
Find out ways to introduce yourself and make small conversations in Romania.
|What is your name?||Cum te numeşti?|
|My name is?||Mă numesc.|
|I am...||Eu sunt..|
|I am happy||Eu sunt fericit|
|Where do you live?||Unde locuiti?|
|Where are you from?||Unde te mergi?|
|Do you speak English?||Vorbiți engleza.|
|My Romanian isn't good||Româna mea nu e bună|
If you are checking into the hotel and you want to find out the necessary information about the rooms or directions, here are some great phrases to keep in mind.
|Do you have any rooms available?||Aveți camere libere?|
|I would like to book a room for ... nights||Aș dori să rezerv o cameră pentru... nopți|
|May I see the room first?||Pot să văd camera înainte?|
|Are pets allowed?||Sunt permise animalele de companie?|
|Where can I find the room number...?||Unde este camera...?|
|I would like to check out||Aș dori să achit factura|
|Whre is the elevator?||Unde este liftul?|
|How do you get to.. ?||Cum se ajunge la..?|
|Have a nice trip||Să ai o călătorie bună|
|Where is...?||Unde este...?|
|Where is the bus stop?||Unde este stația de autobuz?|
Romania has a lot of big local markets where you can get unique pieces, and a way to get them at affordable prices is to be able to speak some basic Romanian shopping phrases like Cât costă
|How much does this cost?||Cât costă?|
|Can I pay with a credit card?||Pot să plătesc cu cardul de credit?|
|I will buy it||Îl cumpăr|
|I am looking...||Doar mă uit...|
|Could I see the menu, please?||Aş putea să văd meniul vă rog?|
|I haven't decided yet||Încă nu m-am hotărât|
|Enjoy your meal||Poftă bună|
|It is delicious||E delicios|
|I don't like it||Nu îmi place|
|I like it||Îmi place|
|I want...||Eu vreau...|
|I am allergic to...||Sunt alergic la…|
Other general question words that you will find helpful in Romanian are;
|Can you help me?||Ma poti ajuta?|
|What time is it?||Cat este ceasul?|
|Do you speak English?||Vorbiti engleza?|
|Can I help you?||Cum te pot ajuta?|
Let's round it up with useful Romanian Phrases you may likely want to say.
|I love you||Te iubesc|
|Where is the bathroom?||Unde este toaleta?|
|I miss you||Îmi e dor de tine|
|I don't understand||Nu înteleg|
We've gone through a lot of useful Romanian phrases and a few words. Which phrase stood out to you? Let me know in the comment section below. I believe you were able to learn one or two phrases that you can easily use in Romanian. You can also check out how to introduce yourself in Romanian, the basic greeting words, and how to show affection to your Romanian significant other.
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