Easiest English Phrases For Romanian

Easiest English Phrases For Romanian feature words similar to Romanian that will enable you to understand what is meant.

Use the spelling and/or sound of each word similar to Romanian to help you figure out its meaning.

After single words in English spelled like Romanian, a good next step is short phrases of several words similar to Romanian.

To keep it easiest these are phrases, but not sentences as in Phrase Books for Travel. Sentences may have too many words to deal with when you are just beginning.

The English version is placed first to get you in the habit of looking for and recognizing English words similar to ones in your own language and deducing what the English words mean by yourself without being given the translation first.

From the key words similar to Romanian you should be able to make out the meanings of the other English connecting words that are not similar to Romanian. Use the words similar to Romanian as clues to the meanings of the other English words.

Try to just get the overall meaning of each phrase without trying to translate each unfamiliar English word. Many are like phrases in Romanian that express ideas you have said or heard often before.

These phrases in English are followed by the Romanian words that would be a good guess using as clues the English words similar to Romanian. So as a result these are rough translations of the English phrases, which may not be the exact meanings, but will be close enough that you could deduce what is meant.

After the English and Romanian versions of each phrase is the pronunciation of the English phrase.

The easiest way is to just read them. Or if you see some you might possibly use on your trip to an English speaking country, you can try to pronounce them, which is not easiest.

Consider each phrase as a puzzle you can probably solve. Have fun with the challenge of it. Try to guess what each English phrase means without looking at the rough Romanian version. See how far down the list you can get.

[In the following pronunciation guide, only English words pronounced like Romanian are included now, enclosed in single quotation marks. The rest of the English pronunciations will be added later.]




access the internet -- connectez la internet

allergic to antibiotic -- alergic la antibiotic

allergic to pollen -- alergic la polen

allergy to pollen -- alergie la polen

apartment with a balcony -- apartament cu balcon

babysitter -- baby sitter -- [‘baby sitter’]

business class -- business class -- [‘business class’]

café bar -- café-bar -- [‘café-bar’]

cancel a reservation -- anulez reservarea

compact disc -- compact disc -- [‘compact’]

compact disc player -- compact disc player -- [‘compact’ ‘player’]

confirm a reservation -- confirm reservarea

department of archeology -- departament de arheologia

department of art -- departament de arta

department of geology -- departament de geologia

department of history -- departament de istoria

disc film -- disc de film

extra large (XL) -- extralarg (XL) -- [‘extra’]

first train -- primul tren

in August -- în august

in the center/centre (of town) -- în centru

internet cafe -- internet-cafe -- [‘cafe’]

internet included -- internet inclus

is obligatory -- este obligatorie

is permitted -- este permis

mixed grill -- mixed grill -- [‘mixed grill’]

office of tourism -- oficiul de turism

on the menu -- în meniu

one million -- un milion

pair of sandals -- pereche de sandale

recommend a restaurant -- recomanda un restaurant

recommend an excursion -- recomanda o excursie

reserved an apartment -- rezervat un apartament

restaurant in the hotel -- restaurant în hotel -- [‘hotel’]

snack bar -- snack bar -- [‘snack bar’]

tax included -- taxa inclus

three minutes -- trei minute

three persons -- trei persoane

two persons -- doua persoane

vitamin tablets -- vitamine tablete



In some cases, an English phrase has words in a different order than they would be in Romanian, but in spite of this you should be able to understand what the following phrases mean.

In English, adjectives usually precede the nouns they modify, whereas in Romanian adjectives often follow the nouns they modify.


baggage locker -- cabinele de bagaje

bank account -- cont bancar

boxing match -- meci de box

butane gas -- gaz butan

color film -- film color

color television -- televizor color

credit card -- carte de credit

dining car -- vagon restaurant

direct train -- tren direct -- [‘direct’]

disabled persons -- persoane invalide

doctors’ office -- cabinetul medical

elastic bandage -- bandaj elastic -- [‘elastic’]

express train -- tren rapid

fruit cocktail -- cocteil de fructe

general examination -- examen general

hotel reservation -- reservare la hotel -- [‘hotel’]

into my account -- în contul meu

local train -- tren local -- [‘local’]

medical certificate -- certificat medical

memory card -- card de memorie -- [‘card’]

mobile telephone -- telefon mobile

my address -- adresa mea

my family -- familia mea

my mama -- mama mea -- [ ‘mama’]

my name -- numele meu

North America -- America de Nord -- [‘America’]

pepper sauce -- sos de piper

personal check -- cec personal -- [‘cec’]

principal shopping center -- centrul comercial principal

royal palace -- palatul regal

second class -- clasa a doua

shopping center -- centrul comercial

ski equipment -- echipament de schi -- [‘schi’]

sleeping car (train) -- vagon de dormit

special menu -- meniu special

sports equipment -- echipament de sport -- [‘sports’]

stomach cramps -- crampe la stomac

South Africa -- Africa de Sud -- [‘Africa’]

South America -- America de Sud -- [‘America’]

tennis rackets -- rachete de tenis -- [‘tenis’]

tourist guide -- ghid turistic

United States -- Statele Unite

upset stomach -- stomac deranjat

24 hour pharmacy -- farmacie non stop



For a greater challenge go to the web page Easiest English Sententences for Romanian, where some of these same phrases appear in easy English sentences.

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