Romanian Spelled Like English Somewhat

Romanian Spelled Like English Somewhat are Romanian words spelled somewhat differently than English, but look similar to English.

After Easiest Romanian words spelled like English, the next easiest for English speakers are these Romanian words that are spelled somewhat differently than English, but still look similar to English.

The foreign version is placed first to encourage you to look for and recognize foreign words similar to ones in English -- and deduce what the foreign words mean by yourself without being given the translation first.

The Romanian words below are followed by their pronunciations to help you realize that these foreign words spelled somewhat like English are really Romanian words.

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Romanian Spelled Somewhat Like English

ROMANIAN -- ENGLISH -- [SAY ROMANIAN]

abces -- abscess -- [ab-CHES]

acces -- access -- [ahk-CHES]

aer -- air -- [A-er]

agentie -- agency -- [a-jehn-TSEE-eh]

alergic -- allergic -- [a-ler-JEEK]

alergie -- allergy -- [a-ler-JEE-eh]

alo -- hello (telephone) -- [a-LOH]

ametist -- amethyst -- [‘amethyst’]

amplificator -- amplifier -- [am-plee-fee-ka-TOR]

anestetic -- anesthetic -- [‘anesthetic’]

Anglia -- England -- [AN-glee-a]

apartament -- apartment -- [a-par-ta-MENT]

apertiv -- apertif -- [‘apertif’]

aprilie -- April -- [ah-PREE-lee-eh]

arheologie -- archeology -- [ar-he-o-lo-JEE-eh]

autobuz -- bus -- [a-oo-to-BOOZ]

avea -- have -- [ah-VEH-ah]

avem -- have -- [a-vem]

bagaj -- baggage -- [ba-GAZH]

baia -- bathroom -- [BA-ya]

balcon -- balcony -- [bal-KON]

banane -- bananas -- [‘bananas’]

bandaj -- bandage -- [ban-DAZH]

balet -- ballet -- [ ‘ballet’]

batterie -- battery -- [ba-te-REE-eh]

bej -- beige -- [‘beige’]

Belgia -- Belgium -- [BEL-jee-a]

britanic -- British -- [bree-ta-NEEK]

brocoli -- broccoli -- [‘broccoli’]

camere -- camera (video) -- [‘camera’]

carte -- card -- [KAR-teh]

castel -- castle -- [ka-STEL]

cec -- check / cheque -- [‘check / cheque’]

celular -- cellular -- [CHE-loo-lar]

centru -- center / centre -- [CHEHN-troo]

certificat -- certificate -- [cher-tee-fee-KAT]

chrom -- chrome -- [‘chrome’]

cimitir -- cemetery -- [chee-mee-TEER]

clasa -- class -- [KLA-sa]

cocteil -- cocktail -- [kok-TAYL]

comedie -- comedy -- [ko-me-DEE-eh]

comercial -- commercial -- [kohm-mehr-chee-AL]

comemorativ -- commemorative -- [ko-me-mo-ra-teev]

comision -- commission -- [‘commission’]

confirmare -- confirmation -- [kon-feer-MA-reh]

coniac -- cognac -- [‘cognac’]

constipat -- constipated -- [kon-stee-PAT]

cont -- account (bank) -- [kont]

costum -- costume -- [‘costume’]

crep -- crepe (fabric) -- [‘crepe’]

cristal -- crystal -- [‘crystal’]

Danemarca -- Denmark -- [da-ne-MAR-ka]

decembrie -- December -- [de-CHEHM-bree-eh]

delicatese -- delicatessen -- [‘delicatessen’]

departament -- department (museum) -- [de-par-ta-MENT]

desert -- dessert -- [‘dessert’]

diaree -- diarrhea -- [dee-a-RE-eh]

dislocat -- dislocated -- [dees-lo-kat]

echipament -- equipment -- [e-kee-pa-MENT]

electricitate -- electricity -- [e-lek-tree-chee-TA-teh]

elicopter -- helicopter -- [‘helicopter’]

englez -- English -- [en-GLEZ]

est -- east -- [est]

Europa -- Europe -- [e-oo-RO-pa]

examen -- examination -- [ex-a-men]

excursie -- excursion -- [ex-KOOR-see-eh]

familie -- family -- [fa-mee-LEE-eh]

farmacie -- pharmacy -- [fahr-ma-CHEE-eh]

februarie -- February -- [feh-broo-AR-ee-eh]

Finlanda -- Finland -- [feen-LAN-da]

fotball -- football (soccer) -- [‘football’]

foto -- photo -- [‘photo’]

fotocopii -- photocopies -- [‘photocopies’]

fotograf -- photograph -- [‘photograph’]

fruct -- fruit -- [frookt]

gaz -- gas -- [gaz]

geologie -- geology -- [je-o-lo-JEE-eh]

Germania -- Germany -- [jer-MA-nee-a]

ghid -- guide -- [geed]

Grecia -- Greece -- [GRE-chee-a]

grepfruit -- grapefruit -- [‘grapefruit’]

gri -- gray -- [gree]

ianuarie -- January -- [ya-noo-AR-ee-eh]

inclus -- included -- [een-KLOOS]

indigestie -- indigestion -- [een-dee-JES-tee-eh]

infectat -- infected -- [een-fek-tat]

insecticid -- insecticide -- [een-sek-tee-CHEED]

interesant -- interesting -- [een-te-re-SANT]

intestin -- intestine -- [‘intestine’]

intrare -- entrance -- [een-TRA-reh]

invalide -- invalid (disabled) -- [een-va-LEE-deh]

invit -- invite -- [‘invite’]

Irlanda -- Ireland -- [eer-LAN-da]

irlandez -- Irish -- [eer-lan-DEZ]

istorie -- history -- [ees-TO-ryeh]

Italia -- Italy -- [ee-TAL-ee-a]

iulie -- July -- [YOOL-ee-eh]

iunie -- June -- [YOO-nee-eh]

Japonia -- Japan -- [zha-PO-nee-a]

kilometri -- kilometers -- [kee-loh-MEH-tree]

kilometru -- kilometer -- [kee-lo-ME-troo]

lac -- lake -- [‘lake’]

larg -- large -- [‘large’]

lichior -- liqueur -- [‘liqueur’]

lung -- long -- [loong]

Luxembourg -- Luxemburg -- [LOO-xem-boorg]

magnific -- magnificent -- [mag-NEE-feek]

mai -- May (month) -- [migh]

martie -- March -- [MAR-tee-eh]

matineu -- matinee -- [ma-tee-NE-oo]

mea -- my -- [ME-ah]

mecanic -- mechanic -- [‘mechanic’]

mediu -- medium (M) -- [ME-dyoo]

memorie -- memory -- [me-MO-ree-eh]

meniu -- menu -- [me-NEE-oo]

meu -- my -- [me-oo]

milion -- million -- [mee-lee-ON]

moca -- mocha -- [‘mocha’]

moschee -- mosque -- [mos-KE-yeh]

munte -- mountain -- [MOON-teh]

muzeu -- museum -- [moo-ZE-oo]

nerv -- nerve -- [‘nerve’]

noiembrie -- November -- [no-YEHM-bree-eh]

nord -- north -- [nord]

Norvegia -- Norway -- [nor-VE-jee-a]

nu -- no -- [noo]

nume -- name -- [noo-MEH]

obligatorie -- obligatory (required) -- [o-blee-ga-TO-ree-eh]

octombrie -- October -- [ohk-TOM-bree-eh]

ocupat -- occupied -- [oh-koo-PAHT]

onix -- onyx -- [‘onyx’]

pachet -- packet -- [‘packet’]

palat -- palace -- [pa-LAT]

parc -- park (n) -- [‘park’]

parca -- park (v) -- [par-KAH]

parcare -- parking -- [par-KA-reh]

parfum -- perfume -- [par-FOOM]

pe -- per -- [peh]

permis -- permit (n) -- [per-MEES]

persoane -- persons -- [per-SWA-neh]

pijama -- pyjamas -- [‘pyjamas’]

piper -- pepper -- [pee-PER]

planetar -- planetarium -- [pla-ne-TAR]

pneumonie -- pneumonia -- [pne-oo-mo-nee-eh]

polen -- pollen -- [‘pollen’]

portar -- porter -- [por-TAR]

pulovăr -- pullover -- [‘pullover’]

purpuriu -- purple -- [poor-poo-REE-oo]

recomanda -- recommend -- [re-ko-man-DAH]

reumatism -- rheumatism -- [re-oo-ma-TEESM]

rezerva -- reserve (v) -- [re-zer-VAH]

rezervat -- reserved -- [re-zer-VAT]

rom -- rum -- [‘rum’]

ruinele -- ruins -- [roo-EE-ne-leh]

ruj -- rouge -- [‘rouge’]

Rusia -- Russia -- [ROO-see-a]

sac -- sack -- [‘sack’]

sandale -- sandals -- [san-DA-leh]

schi -- ski (n) -- [‘ski’]

scuter -- scooter -- [‘scooter’]

separat -- separate -- [‘separate’]

septembrie -- September -- [sehp-TEHM-bree-eh]

serviciu -- service -- [ser-VEE-chyoo]

sintetic -- synthetic -- [seen-TE-teek]

sirop -- syrup -- [‘syrup’]

Slovacia -- Slovakia -- [‘Slovakia’]

sos -- sauce -- [‘sauce’]

Spania -- Spain -- [SPA-nee-a]

spinac -- spinach -- [‘spinach’]

spital -- hospital -- [spee-TAL]

stadion -- stadium -- [sta-dee-ON]

statuie -- statue -- [sta-TOO-yeh]

stomac -- stomach -- [sto-MAK]

sud -- south -- [sood]

Suedia -- Sweden -- [soo-EH-dee-a]

tablete -- tablets -- [ta-BLE-teh]

teatru -- theater -- [TA-troo]

telefon -- telephone -- [te-le-FON]

televizor -- television (set) -- [te-le-vee-ZOR]

tenis -- tennis -- [‘tennis’]

toaleta -- toilets -- [twa-LE-ta]

totul -- total -- [‘total’]

trafic -- traffic -- [‘traffic’]

Transilvania -- Transylvania -- [‘Transylvania’]

trei -- three -- [tray]

tren -- train -- [‘train’]

Turcia -- Turkey -- [TOOR-chee-a]

turcoaz -- turquoise -- [toor-KWAZ]

turism -- tourism -- [too-REESM]

Ucraina -- Ukraine -- [oo-KRAY-na]

unchi -- uncle -- [OON-ky]

universitate -- university -- [oo-nee-ver-see-TA-teh]

unu -- one -- [OO-noo]

vale -- valley -- [‘valley’]

vanilie -- vanilla -- [‘vanilla’]

vest -- west -- [vest]

veterinar -- veterinarian -- [ve-te-ree-NAR]

vitamine -- vitamin -- [vee-ta-MEE-neh]

voleibal -- volleyball -- [‘volleyball’]

voltaj -- voltage -- [vol-tazh]

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