Polish Vocabulary

The Polish 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: dwa  Audio Three: trzy  Audio
Four: cztery  Audio Five: pięć  Audio Six: sześć  Audio
Seven: siedem  Audio Eight: osiem  Audio Nine: dziewięć  Audio
Ten: dziesięć  Audio First: pierwszy  Audio Second: drugi  Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: poniedziałek  Audio Tuesday: wtorek  Audio Wednesday: środa  Audio
Thursday: czwartek  Audio Friday: piątek  Audio Saturday: sobota  Audio
Sunday: niedziela  Audio Now: teraz  Audio Yesterday: wczoraj  Audio
Today: dzisiaj  Audio Tonight: dzisiaj wieczorem  Audio Tomorrow: jutro  Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: owoce  Audio Apples: jabłka  Audio
Bananas: banany  Audio Tomatoes: pomidory  Audio
Potatoes: ziemniaki  Audio Onions: cebule  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: czerwony  Audio Green: zielony  Audio Blue: niebieski  Audio
White: biały  Audio Black: czarny  Audio Grey: szary  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: śniadanie  Audio Lunch: lunch  Audio
Dinner: obiad  Audio Milk: mleko  Audio
Coffee: kawa  Audio Bread: chleb  Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: słonecznie  Audio Windy: wietrznie  Audio Rainy: pada deszcz  Audio
Snowy: śnieżnie  Audio Cold: zimno  Audio Hot: gorąco  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: chłopiec  Audio Girl: dziewczyna  Audio
Son: syn  Audio Daughter: córka  Audio
Brother: brat  Audio Sister: siostra  Audio
Man: mężczyzna/ człowiek  Audio Woman: kobieta  Audio
Father: ojciec  Audio Mother: matka  Audio
Grandfather: dziadek  Audio Grandmother: babcia  Audio

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

House: dom  Audio Toilet: toaleta  Audio Room: pokój  Audio
Bedroom: sypialnia  Audio Kitchen: kuchnia  Audio Table: stół  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: kot  Audio Dog: pies  Audio Mouse: mysz  Audio
Bird: ptak  Audio Cow: krowa  Audio Horse: koń  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: skarpety  Audio Shoes: obuwie  Audio Trousers: spodnie  Audio
Shirt: koszula  Audio Sweater: bluza  Audio Coat: płaszcz  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: angielski  Audio French: francuski  Audio German: niemiecki  Audio
Spanish: hiszpański  Audio Italian: włoski  Audio Portuguese: portugalski  Audio
Greek: grecki  Audio Russian: rosyjski  Audio Arabic: arabski  Audio
Hindi: hindi  Audio Chinese: chiński  Audio Japanese: japoński  Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taxi  Audio Bus: autobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezerwacja  Audio
Airport: lotnisko  Audio Passport: paszport  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: student  Audio Teacher: nauczyciel  Audio Pen: pióro/ długopis  Audio
Books: książki  Audio Page: strona  Audio Dictionary: słownik  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: ręka  Audio Feet: stopy  Audio Hair: włosy  Audio
Eye: oko  Audio Mouth: usta  Audio Nose: nos  Audio

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

Ambulance: ambulans  Audio Doctor: lekarz  Audio
Hospital: szpital  Audio Pharmacy: apteka  Audio
Police: policja  Audio Stomach Ache: ból brzucha  Audio

As you can see, this Polish 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.