Albanian Vocabulary

The Albanian vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: një  Audio Two: dy  Audio Three: tre  Audio
Four: katër  Audio Five: pesë  Audio Six: gjashtë  Audio
Seven: shtatë  Audio Eight: tetë  Audio Nine: nëntë  Audio
Ten: dhjetë  Audio First: e parë  Audio Second: e dytë  Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: e hënë  Audio Tuesday: e martë  Audio Wednesday: e mërkurë  Audio
Thursday: e enjte  Audio Friday: e premte  Audio Saturday: e shtunë  Audio
Sunday: e diel  Audio Now: tani  Audio Yesterday: dje  Audio
Today: sot  Audio Tonight: sonte  Audio Tomorrow: nesër  Audio


Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: pemë  Audio Apples: mollë  Audio
Bananas: banane  Audio Tomatoes: domate  Audio
Potatoes: patate  Audio Onions: qepë  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: i kuq  Audio Green: i gjelbër  Audio Blue: i kaltër  Audio
White: i bardhë  Audio Black: i zi  Audio Grey: i hirtë   Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: mëngjes  Audio Lunch: drekë  Audio
Dinner: darkë  Audio Milk: qumësht  Audio
Coffee: kafe  Audio Bread: bukë  Audio


Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: me diell  Audio Windy: me erë  Audio Rainy: bie shi  Audio
Snowy: bie borë  Audio Cold: ftohtë  Audio Hot: nxehtë  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: djalë, çun  Audio Girl: vajzë, qup  Audio
Son: djalë; bir  Audio Daughter: vajzë  Audio
Brother: vëlla  Audio Sister: motër  Audio
Man: njeri; burrë  Audio Woman: grua  Audio
Father: baba  Audio Mother: nënë  Audio
Grandfather: gjysh  Audio Grandmother: gjyshe  Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: shtëpi  Audio Toilet: nevojtore; banjë  Audio Room: dhomë  Audio
Bedroom: dhomë gjumi  Audio Kitchen: kuzhinë  Audio Table: tryezë  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: mace  Audio Dog: qen  Audio Mouse: miu  Audio
Bird: zog  Audio Cow: lopë  Audio Horse: kalë  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: çorape  Audio Shoes: këpucët  Audio Trousers: pantallona  Audio
Shirt: këmishë  Audio Sweater: triko  Audio Coat: pallto  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: anglisht  Audio French: frëngjisht  Audio German: gjermanisht  Audio
Spanish: spanjisht  Audio Italian: italisht  Audio Portuguese: portugalisht  Audio
Greek: greqisht  Audio Russian: rusisht  Audio Arabic: arabisht  Audio
Hindi: hindi  Audio Chinese: kinezisht  Audio Japanese: japonisht  Audio


Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taksi  Audio Bus: autobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezervim  Audio
Airport: aeroport  Audio Passport: pasaportë  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: student  Audio Teacher: mësues; mësuese  Audio Pen: penë  Audio
Books: libra  Audio Page: faqe  Audio Dictionary: fjalor  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: dorë  Audio Feet: këmbët  Audio Hair: flokët  Audio
Eye: sy,ri  Audio Mouth: gojë  Audio Nose: hundë  Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: ambulancë  Audio Doctor: mjek ; mjeke  Audio
Hospital: spital  Audio Pharmacy: farmaci  Audio
Police: polici  Audio Stomach Ache: dhimbje barku  Audio

As you can see, this Albanian vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.