6+ Easy Ways Of Saying Yes No Ok In Slovenian

Yes No Ok in Slovenian

Agreements, disagreements, and things in between are part of a usual conversation in any language. There are many phrases and words that you can use to easily say yes no OK in Slovenian.

After all, learning these three basic responses can certainly help you navigate your way when communicating with the locals. Fortunately, the translations for these are pretty easy to remember! So without further ado, let’s get started.

Saying Yes No Ok In Slovenian

There’s simple ways to respond to Slovenian questions. Some questions are simply yes and no questions that don’t need further answers. Let’s learn how the locals would say these three words in Slovenian.

Saying Yes In Slovenian

There are two different ways to say yes in Slovenian. Let’s look at different ways to say yes in Slovenian:

Yes – Ja

Ja in Slovenian means yes. There are different uses of ja that you can see here:

  • Ja is used as a particle in many cases. The literal translation in this context would be yep, yes, and yeah. It can be used in a slangish way to reply to any question or simply show affirmation.
  • It is also used as a an emphasis. When you want to want to show someone that you are very serious about something you can use ja.
  • It is also used as a conjunction. When you want to add something to someone’s speech, feel free to start your sentence with ja.

Examples:

EnglishSlovenian
Yes, I like ice cream.Ja, všeč mi je sladoled.
Yep, I understand.Ja, razumem.
So, what now?Ja, kaj pa zdaj?

Yes – Da

Da has a similar purpose as ja. However, it is mostly used in the written text of Slovenian. Let’s say you’re filling out a form and there’s a yes or no question on it – you will see this version, instead of ja.

Saying No In Slovenian

No – Ne

Ne is the only way to say no in Slovenian. Some examples:

EnglishSlovenian
No, I can’t.Ne, ne morem.
No, thanks.Ne, hvala.
No, I don’t want that.Ne, tega nočem.

Maybe – Mogoče

Not sure what to say? Saying mogoče is the translation of maybe in Slovenian.

There are several situations in which you can use mogoče. For instance, if your Slovenian co-workers ask you if you would like to join for drinks after work. You might want to say no at that moment, but you need time to think and also don’t want to hurt the sentiments of your colleagues – you can say mogoče.

Saying no

Saying Ok In Slovenian

Here are some of the easy ways to say okay in Slovenian.

Okay – Okej

The most easy way, to say OK in Slovenian, is to simply say OK. It’s written okej, but sounds exactly the same as in English.

Fine – Prav

If you want to say okay, you can say prav. Saying prav is a casual and straightforward way of saying fine in Slovenian. Slovenian people use prav a lot in their everyday life.

Alright – V Redu

Another great way of saying okay is by saying v redu. You use it when you agree with a plan or when something is acceptable to you.

Here are examples of how to use these:

EnglishSlovenian
Okay, I’ll come.Okej, pridem.
Fine, let’s go.Prav, pa pojdimo.
Alright, I understand.V redu, razumem.

How Do You Say Question And Answer In Slovenian?

A question in Slovenian is vprašanje. When you get an answer back, that is odgovor.

Other Useful Vocabulary

While we’ve learned to most obvious ways to say yes, no and OK in Slovenian, let’s learn some other words that are commonly used when you want to answer a question. This might be easier to learn if you download the Ling app, and take the easy path to hard languages with short daily lessons.

EnglishSlovenian
ProbablyVerjetno
Most likely noNajverjetneje ne
CertainlyZagotovo
DefinitelyGotovo
AbsolutelyAbsolutno
LikelyVerjetno
UnlikelyMalo verjetno
Certainly notZagotovo ne
PossiblyMožno

Common Questions When It Comes To Learning Slovenian

What Language Is Closest To Slovenian?

Slovenian is a South Slavic language, making it the closest languages like Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, and Macedonian. Among these, Slovenian is most closely related to Croatian and Serbian due to historical, geographical similarities. However, it’s important to say that while there are similarities, each of these languages also has its own unique characteristics.

How Do Slovenians Greet?

When Slovenians say hello, they will say zdravo, or živjo. These are the informal forms of saying hello. The formal way of greeting is saying dobro jutro (good morning) , dober dan (good day), or dober večer (good evening).

How Do You Introduce Yourself In Slovenian?

When you introduce yourself in Slovenian, you say ime mi je, or moje ime je and then say your name. If you’re trying to learn someone’s name you ask: kako ti je ime?

Understanding Slovenian Conversations

That wasn’t too hard was it? Today’s lesson went through simple phrases on how to answer simple questions in Slovenian. These basic Slovenian phrases, along with a few others, can help you navigate conversations better and start building your language skills in Slovenian.

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