The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #20 March / April 2016
Basic Guide to Polish
by Erik Zidowecki
March / April 2016 | 
Basic Guide to
Polish is a cool Slavic language, spoken primarily in Poland. It is one of the official languages of the European Union.
We are presenting a list of simple words and phrases in Polish to help you show your Slavic coolness.

Good morning.Dzień dobry.
Good afternoon.Dzień dobry.
Good night.Dobry wieczór.
How are you?Jak się masz?
Fine, thank you.U mnie w porządku, dzięki.
What is your name?Jak się nazywasz?
My name is ...Nazywam się ...
Nice to meet you.Miło mi cię poznać.
Thank you.Dzięki.
You're welcome.Nie ma za co.
I do not understand.Nie rozumiem.
Where is the toilet?Gdzie jest toaleta?
Excuse me.Przepraszam.
I beg your pardon!
(expressing anger)
Wypraszam sobie!
I don’t speak Polish.Nie mówię po polsku.
I speak a little Polish.Mówię trochę po polsku.
Do you speak English?Czy mówisz po angielsku?
Look out!Uważaj!
Have a great day.Przyjemnego dnia.

Basic Guide to Polish
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
Petey: Flag; Castle on water

All images are Copyright - CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Share Alike) by their respective owners, except for Petey, which is Public Domain (PD) or unless otherwise noted.


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