Macedonian Phrases

The Macedonian phrases are helpful because they are used daily. Below we picked expressions that a new learner will find useful. We included the audio as well. This is a better way to learning. Learn only what you need. We start with greetings and introduction.

Hi: здраво!  [zdravo!] Audio
What is your name?: како се викате?  [kako sye vikatye?] Audio
Nice to meet you: мило ми е!  [milo mi ye!] Audio
How are you?: како сте?  [kako stye?] Audio
I'm good, thanks: добро сум, благодарам!  [dobro soom, blaguodaram!] Audio
And you?: а вие?  [a viye?] Audio

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More questions about language and age:

Do you speak (English/Macedonian)?: дали зборувате (англиски/македонски)?  [dali zboroovatye (anguliski/makyedonski)?] Audio
Does she speak Chinese?: дали таа зборува кинески?  [dali taa zboroova kinyeski?] Audio
A little bit: малку  [malkoo] Audio
How old are you?: колку години имате?  [kolkoo guodini imatye?] Audio
I'm 33 years old: јас имам триесет и три години  [јas imam triyesyet i tri guodini] Audio
It was nice talking to you: мило ми беше што разговаравме!  [milo mi byeshye shto razguovaravmye!] Audio

If you don't understand something, this will be your secret weapon:

What do you mean?: што мислите?  [shto mislitye?] Audio
I don't understand: не разбирам!  [nye razbiram!] Audio
I don't know: не знам!  [nye znam!] Audio
Sorry: извини  [izvini] Audio
What is that called in Macedonian?: како се вели тоа на македонски?  [kako sye vyeli toa na makyedonski?] Audio
What does that word mean in English?: што значи тој збор на англиски?  [shto znachi toј zbor na anguliski?] Audio

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More personal information about origins and profession:

Where are you from?: од каде сте?  [od kadye stye?] Audio
I'm from the U.S: јас сум од сад  [јas soom od sad] Audio
I'm American: јас сум американец  [јas soom amyerikanyetz] Audio
Where do you live?: каде живеете?  [kadye ʐivyeyetye?] Audio
I live in the U.S: јас живеам во сад  [јas ʐivyeam vo sad] Audio
What do you do for a living?: што работите?  [shto rabotitye?] Audio
I'm a student: јас сум студент  [јas soom stoodyent] Audio

Offering or asking for help and giving directions:

Can I help you?: можам да ви помогнам?  [moʐam da vi pomogunam?] Audio
Can you help me?: може да ми помогнете?  [moʐye da mi pomogunyetye?] Audio
Where is the airport?: каде е аеродромот?  [kadye ye ayerodromot?] Audio
Go straight: одете право  [odyetye pravo] Audio
Then: тогаш  [toguash] Audio
Turn left: свртете лево  [svrtyetye lyevo] Audio
Turn right: свртете десно  [svrtyetye dyesno] Audio


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Good wishes in Macedonian in holidays and occasions:

Happy birthday: среќен роденден!  [sryekjyen rodyendyen!] Audio
Happy new year: среќна нова година!  [sryekjna nova guodina!] Audio
Merry Christmas: среќен божиќ!  [sryekjyen boʐikj!] Audio
Good luck: со среќа!  [so sryekja!] Audio
Congratulations: честито!  [chyestito!] Audio

Macedonian expressions commonly used when traveling or buying:

I have a reservation: имам резервација  [imam ryezyervatziјa] Audio
Do you have rooms available?: имате слободни соби?  [imatye slobodni sobi?] Audio
I would like a non-smoking room: сакам соба за непушачи  [sakam soba za nyepooshachi] Audio
How much it costs per night?: која е цената од вечер?  [koјa ye tzyenata od vyechyer?] Audio
Waiter: келнер/ келнерке!  [kyelnyer/ kyelnyerkye!] Audio
How much is this?: колку чини ова?  [kolkoo chini ova?] Audio
What is this?: што е ова?  [shto ye ova?] Audio

Survival phrases considered to be important in emergencies:

Are you okay?: добро си?  [dobro si?] Audio
I need a doctor: ми треба доктор  [mi tryeba doktor] Audio
Help: помош!  [pomosh!] Audio
Call the ambulance: викнете брза помош!  [viknyetye brza pomosh!] Audio
Call the police: викнете полиција!  [viknyetye politziјa!] Audio
I am sick: не ми е добро  [nye mi ye dobro] Audio

These Macedonian phrases can be used in a variety of conversations. If you have already visited our Macedonian Vocabulary and Macedonian Grammar, you might want to visit our Macedonian Flashcards to practice what you learned.

Macedonian Vocabulary

Macedonian Grammar


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Did you know? Phrases are the combination of the use of vocabulary and grammar. Mastering the vocabulary and grammar can result in the ability to make useful Macedonian phrases.