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Lesson A0.3 - I speak little Romanian - I do not speak Romanian

This lesson assumes that you are just getting started with the Romanian language. We will enable you to react to somebody addressing you in Romanian by:

In the following video one person is asking a question(the question is less important), and the second one replies that she does not speak Romanian.Here is the full transcript of the video:
"- Bună ziua, ştiţi cumva unde este cea mai apropiată staţie de RATB?
- Bună ziua, eu nu vorbesc româneşte, ştiţi cumva engleză, franceză sau olandeză.
- Nu, nu ştiu, mulţumesc frumos."


I do not speak Romanian

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I do not speak Romanian

Eu nu vorbesc românește

/jew nu vor'besk ro.mɨ'ne.ʃte/

I speak and understand little Romanian

Eu vorbesc și înțeleg puțin românește

/jew vor'besk ʃi ɨn.ʦeˈleg pu'ʦin ro.mɨ'ne.ʃte/

I did not understand what you said, can you please repeat more slowly

Nu am înţeles ce aţi spus, puteţi să repetaţi mai rar vă rog?

/nu am ɨn.ʦeˈles 'ʧe aʦʲ spus pu'teʦʲ
sə re.pe'taʦʲ maj rar və rog/

Let's assume that you want to know the Romanian translation of an English word, how would you ask it? The actual question is: How to say in Romanian ... ? where you fill in the blanks with the English word that you want translated

Cum se spune în româneşte?

/kum se 'spu.ne ɨn ro.mɨ'ne.ʃte/

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How do you say that you are not Romanian?

English Romanian
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I'm not Romanian (male)

Eu nu sunt român

/jew nu sunt ro'mɨn/

I'm not Romanian (female)

Eu nu sunt româncă

/jew nu sunt ro'mɨn.kə/

Romanian Exercises: I do not speak Romanian

Question 1 / 6

What is the correct translation for:

I speak and understand little Romanian

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