Romanian Grammar

The Romanian grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Romanian and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: şi  Audio Under: sub  Audio
Before: înainte  Audio After: după  Audio
Inside: în interiorul  Audio Outside: în exteriorul  Audio
With: cu  Audio But: dar  Audio
For: pentru  Audio From: de la  Audio
To: pentru  Audio In: în  Audio


Questions and Adverbs

To ask questions, use the following:

What?: ce?  Audio Who?: cine?  Audio
How?: cum?  Audio Why?: de ce?  Audio
Where?: unde?  Audio

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: niciodată  Audio Rarely: rareori  Audio
Sometimes: uneori  Audio Usually: de obicei  Audio
Always: mereu  Audio Very: foarte  Audio


Most commonly used pronouns in Romanian:

I: eu  Audio You: tu  Audio
He: el  Audio She: ea  Audio
We: noi  Audio They: ei  Audio

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: meu/mea  Audio Your: tău/ta  Audio
His: lui  Audio Her: ei  Audio
Our: nostru/noastră/noştri/noastre  Audio Their: lor  Audio

Grammar in a sentence

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English: eu vorbesc engleza  Audio
You speak French: vorbiţi franceza  Audio
He speaks German: el vorbeşte germana  Audio
She speaks Italian: ea vorbeşte italiană  Audio
I visited France: eu am vizitat Franţa  Audio
I will drink milk: eu voi bea lapte  Audio


Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you: te-am înţeles  Audio
I don't understand you: eu nu te înţeleg  Audio
I don't speak French: eu nu vorbesc limba franceză  Audio
This is my house: aceasta este casa mea  Audio
That restaurant is far: acest restaurant este departe  Audio
No problem: nicio problemă  Audio

The above Romanian grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Romanian vocabulary to obtain some popular Romanian phrases.

Romanian Phrases

Romanian Vocabulary


Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.