Czech Vocabulary

The Czech 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: jeden  Audio Two: dva  Audio Three: tři  Audio
Four: čtyři  Audio Five: pět  Audio Six: šest  Audio
Seven: sedm  Audio Eight: osm  Audio Nine: devět  Audio
Ten: deset  Audio First: první  Audio Second: druhý  Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: Pondělí  Audio Tuesday: Úterý  Audio Wednesday: Středa  Audio
Thursday: Čtvrtek  Audio Friday: Pátek  Audio Saturday: Sobota  Audio
Sunday: Neděle  Audio Now: nyní  Audio Yesterday: včera  Audio
Today: dnes  Audio Tonight: dnes večer  Audio Tomorrow: zítra  Audio


Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: ovoce  Audio Apples: jablka  Audio
Bananas: banány  Audio Tomatoes: rajčata  Audio
Potatoes: brambory  Audio Onions: cibule  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: červený  Audio Green: zelený  Audio Blue: modrý  Audio
White: bílý  Audio Black: černý  Audio Grey: šedý  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: snídaně  Audio Lunch: oběd  Audio
Dinner: večeře  Audio Milk: mléko  Audio
Coffee: káva  Audio Bread: chléb  Audio


Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: slunečno  Audio Windy: větrno  Audio Rainy: deštivo  Audio
Snowy: sněžení  Audio Cold: chladno  Audio Hot: horko  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: chlapec  Audio Girl: dívka  Audio
Son: syn  Audio Daughter: dcera  Audio
Brother: bratr  Audio Sister: sestra  Audio
Man: muž  Audio Woman: žena  Audio
Father: otec  Audio Mother: matka  Audio
Grandfather: dědeček  Audio Grandmother: babička  Audio

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

House: dům  Audio Toilet: záchod  Audio Room: pokoj  Audio
Bedroom: ložnice  Audio Kitchen: kuchyně  Audio Table: stůl  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: kočka  Audio Dog: pes  Audio Mouse: myš  Audio
Bird: pták  Audio Cow: kráva  Audio Horse: kůň  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: ponožky  Audio Shoes: boty  Audio Trousers: kalhoty  Audio
Shirt: košile  Audio Sweater: svetr  Audio Coat: kabát  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: angličtina  Audio French: francouzština  Audio German: němčina  Audio
Spanish: španělština  Audio Italian: italština  Audio Portuguese: Portugalština  Audio
Greek: řečtina  Audio Russian: ruština  Audio Arabic: arabština  Audio
Hindi: hindština  Audio Chinese: čínština  Audio Japanese: japonština  Audio


Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taxi  Audio Bus: autobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezervace  Audio
Airport: letiště  Audio Passport: cestovní pas  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: student  Audio Teacher: učitel  Audio Pen: pero  Audio
Books: knihy  Audio Page: strana  Audio Dictionary: slovník  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: ruka  Audio Feet: nohy  Audio Hair: vlasy  Audio
Eye: oko  Audio Mouth: ústa  Audio Nose: nos  Audio

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

Ambulance: ambulance  Audio Doctor: doktor  Audio
Hospital: nemocnice  Audio Pharmacy: lékárna  Audio
Police: policie  Audio Stomach Ache: bolení břicha  Audio

As you can see, this Czech 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.