Slovak Vocabulary

The Slovak 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: tri  Audio
Four: štyri  Audio Five: päť  Audio Six: šesť  Audio
Seven: sedem  Audio Eight: osem  Audio Nine: deväť  Audio
Ten: desať  Audio First: prvý  Audio Second: druhý  Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: pondelok  Audio Tuesday: utorok  Audio Wednesday: streda  Audio
Thursday: štvrtok  Audio Friday: piatok  Audio Saturday: sobota  Audio
Sunday: nedeľa  Audio Now: teraz  Audio Yesterday: včera  Audio
Today: dnes  Audio Tonight: dnes večer  Audio Tomorrow: zajtra  Audio


Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: ovocie  Audio Apples: jablká  Audio
Bananas: banány  Audio Tomatoes: paradajky  Audio
Potatoes: zemiaky  Audio Onions: cibuľa  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: červená  Audio Green: zelená  Audio Blue: modrá  Audio
White: biela  Audio Black: čierna  Audio Grey: šedá  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: raňajky  Audio Lunch: obed  Audio
Dinner: večera  Audio Milk: mlieko  Audio
Coffee: káva  Audio Bread: chlieb  Audio


Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: slnečno  Audio Windy: veterno  Audio Rainy: prší  Audio
Snowy: sneženie  Audio Cold: zima  Audio Hot: horúco  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: chlapec  Audio Girl: dievča  Audio
Son: syn  Audio Daughter: dcéra  Audio
Brother: brat  Audio Sister: sestra  Audio
Man: muž  Audio Woman: žena  Audio
Father: otec  Audio Mother: matka  Audio
Grandfather: dedko  Audio Grandmother: babka  Audio

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

House: dom  Audio Toilet: záchod  Audio Room: izba  Audio
Bedroom: spálňa  Audio Kitchen: kuchyňa  Audio Table: stôl  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: mačka  Audio Dog: pes  Audio Mouse: myš  Audio
Bird: vták  Audio Cow: krava  Audio Horse: kôň  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: ponožky  Audio Shoes: topánky  Audio Trousers: nohavice  Audio
Shirt: košeľa  Audio Sweater: mikina  Audio Coat: kabát  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: angličtina  Audio French: francúzština  Audio German: nemčina  Audio
Spanish: španielčina  Audio Italian: taliančina  Audio Portuguese: portugalčina  Audio
Greek: gréčtina  Audio Russian: ruština  Audio Arabic: arabčina  Audio
Hindi: hindčina  Audio Chinese: čínština  Audio Japanese: japončina  Audio


Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taxi  Audio Bus: autobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezervácia  Audio
Airport: letisko  Audio Passport: cestovný pas  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: študent  Audio Teacher: učiteľ  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: chodidlo  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: sanitka  Audio Doctor: lekár  Audio
Hospital: nemocnica  Audio Pharmacy: lekáreň  Audio
Police: polícia  Audio Stomach Ache: bolenie brucha  Audio

As you can see, this Slovak 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.