Polish | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Can you help me, please?
Możesz mi pomóc? [form.:] Może Pan(i) mi pomóc?
Asking for help
Do you speak English?
Czy mówisz po angielsku? [form.:] Czy mówi Pan(i) po angielsku?
Asking if a person speaks English
Do you speak _[language]_?
Czy mówisz po _ [nazwa języka] _? [form.:] Czy mówi Pan(i) po _ [nazwa języka] _?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
I don't speak_[language]_.
Nie mówię po _ [nazwa języka] _.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
I don't understand.
Nie rozumiem.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hello!
Dzień dobry!
Standard greeting
Hi!
Cześć!
Informal greeting
Good Morning!
Dzień dobry!
Greeting used in the morning
Good Evening!
Dobry wieczór!
Greeting used in the evening
Good Night!
Dobranoc!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
How are you?
Jak się masz? [form.:] Jak się Pan(i) ma?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Good, thank you.
Dobrze, dziękuję.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
What’s your name?
Jak się nazywasz? [form.:] Jak się Pan(i) nazywa?
Asking the other person's name
My name is ___.
Nazywam się ___.
Telling someone your name
Where are you from?
Skąd pochodzisz? [form.:] Skąd Pan(i) pochodzi?
Asking about someone's origin
I am from___.
Pochodzę z ___.
Answering about your origin
How old are you?
Ile masz lat? [form.:] Ile ma Pan(i) lat?
Asking about someone's age
I am___years old.
Mam ___ lat(a).
Answering about your age
Yes
Tak
Positive reply
No
Nie
Negative reply
Please
Proszę
Filler word to add polite touch
Here you go!
Proszę bardzo!
Used when giving something to someone
Thank you.
Dziękuję.
Thanking someone
Thank you very much.
Dziękuję bardzo.
Thanking someone very warmly
You're welcome.
Proszę bardzo! / Nie ma za co!
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
I am sorry.
Przepraszam.
Apologizing for something
Excuse me.
Przepraszam.
Getting the attention of someone
It's OK.
Nic się nie stało.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
No problem.
Nie ma sprawy.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Watch out!
Uwaga!
Making someone aware of a danger
I am hungry.
Jestem głodny/-a.
Used when feeling hungry
I am thirsty.
Chce mi się pić.
Used when feeling thirsty
I am tired.
Jestem zmęczony/-a.
Used when feeling tired
I am sick.
Źle się czuję.
Used when feeling sick
I don't know.
Nie wiem.
You don't know the answer to a question
It was nice meeting you.
Miło było cię poznać. [form.:] Miło było Panią/Pana poznać.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Goodbye!
Do widzenia!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

I would like to make a complaint.
Chciał(a)bym złożyć skargę.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Who is in charge here?
Kto tu rządzi?
Finding out who is responsible
This is totally unacceptable!
To jest absolutnie niedopuszczalne!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
I want my money back!
Żądam zwrotu pieniędzy!
Asking for a refund
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Czekamy ponad godzinę.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

This food tastes like crap!
To jedzenie smakuje jak gówno!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
This drink tastes like piss!
Ten napój/drink smakuje jak szczyny!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
This place is a shithole!
To miejsce to obrzydliwa nora!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
This car is a wreck!
Ten samochód to wrak!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
The service sucks!
Obsługa jest do dupy!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
This is a total rip-off!
To jest totalne zdzierstwo!
Rudely complaining about a high price
That is bullshit!
Gówno prawda!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
You are a stupid moron!
Kretyn/Kretynka!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
You don't know shit!
Gówno wiesz!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Piss off!
Odwal się!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Let's settle this outside!
Załatwmy to na zewnątrz!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment