German | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Mă puteți ajuta, vă rog?
Können Sie mir bitte helfen?
Asking for help
Vorbiți în engleză?
Sprechen Sie Englisch?
Asking if a person speaks English
Vorbiți _(limba)_?
Sprechen Sie _[Sprache]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Nu vorbesc _(limba)_.
Ich spreche kein _[Sprache]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Nu înțeleg.
Das verstehe ich nicht.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Bună ziua!
Hallo!
Standard greeting
Salut!
Hi!
Informal greeting
Bună dimineața!
Guten Morgen!
Greeting used in the morning
Bună seara!
Guten Abend!
Greeting used in the evening
Noapte bună!
Gute Nacht!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Ce mai faci?
Wie geht es Dir?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bine, mulțumesc.
Gut, danke.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Cum te numești?
Wie heißt du?
Asking the other person's name
Mă numesc ___.
Mein Name ist___.
Telling someone your name
De unde ești?
Woher kommst Du?
Asking about someone's origin
Sunt din ___.
Ich bin aus___.
Answering about your origin
Câți ani ai?
Wie alt bist du?
Asking about someone's age
Am __ ani.
Ich bin___Jahre alt.
Answering about your age
Da
Ja
Positive reply
Nu
Nein
Negative reply
Vă rog
Bitte
Filler word to add polite touch
Poftim!
Bitteschön!
Used when giving something to someone
Mulțumesc
Danke.
Thanking someone
Mulțumesc mult
Vielen Dank.
Thanking someone very warmly
Cu plăcere
Gern geschehen.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Îmi pare rău
Es tut mir Leid.
Apologizing for something
Mă scuzați
Entschuldigung.
Getting the attention of someone
Nu face nimic
Schon gut.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Nici o problemă
Kein Problem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Ai grijă!
Aufpassen!
Making someone aware of a danger
Mi-e foame
Ich habe Hunger.
Used when feeling hungry
Mi-e sete
Ich habe Durst.
Used when feeling thirsty
Sunt obosit
Ich bin müde.
Used when feeling tired
Mă simt rău
Ich bin krank.
Used when feeling sick
Nu știu
Ich weiß nicht.
You don't know the answer to a question
Mi-a făcut plăcere să te cunosc
Es war nett, Sie kennenzulernen.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
La revedere!
Auf Wiedersehen!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Aș dori să fac o reclamație
Ich möchte mich beschweren.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Cine este responsabil aici?
Wer ist hier der Verantwortliche?
Finding out who is responsible
Este complet inacceptabil!
Das ist wirklich inakzeptabel.
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Îmi vreau banii înapoi!
Ich will mein Geld zurück!
Asking for a refund
Așteptăm de mai mult de o ora.
Wir warten seit über einer Stunde.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Mâncarea asta are un gust de rahat!
Dieses Essen schmeckt scheiße!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Această băutură are gust de pișat!
Dieses Getränk schmeckt wie Pisse!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Locul ăsta este o cocină!
Dieser Ort ist ein Drecksloch!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Mașina asta este o epavă!
Dieses Auto ist Schrott!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Serviciul e de rahat!
Die Bedienung ist eine Katastrophe!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Asta e jecmăneală totală!
Das ist eine totale Abzocke!
Rudely complaining about a high price
E o prostie!
Das ist doch Blödsinn!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Ești un prost imbecil!
Du bist ein Vollidiot!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Nu știi nici pe dracu!
Du verstehst einen Dreck davon!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Cară-te!
Verpiss dich!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Hai să rezolvăm asta afară!
Lass uns das draußen regeln!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment