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Belarusian (беларуская мова) is the main language of Belarus.

Belarusian and Russian are the two official languages, but Russian is more widely spoken. It would be difficult to get by in Belarus without some knowledge of Russian. However, the two languages are closely related (as is Ukrainian), so even the Belarusian monolinguals understand some Russian and Ukrainian. Polish is also spoken in the western parts of Belarus, especially around Grodno. Also, all traffic signs and street signs are written in Belarusian.

The Belarusian-speaking world. The dark blue indicates areas where Belarusian is the majority language; light blue areas contain a significant Belarusian-speaking minority.

Pronunciation guideEdit

Belarusian boasts its own adaptation of the Cyrillic alphabet. Below you'll find an example of the Belarusian Cyrillic alphabet. (The palatal sounds are made with one's tongue touching the roof of his mouth.) Also there are Belarusian Latin alphabet, similar to Polish and Latvian alphabets. It is mostly used for signs in the Minsk metro.


Аа Бб Вв Гг Ґґ Дд ДЖдж ДЗЬдзь Ее Ёё Жж Зз Іі Йй Кк Лл Мм Нн Оо Пп Рр Сс СЬсь Тт Уу Ўў Фф Хх Цц Чч Шш Ыы Ьь Ээ Юю Яя 


VowelsEdit

Аа 
like the 'a' in 'alone'
Яя 
like "ya" in "yard" or the "ia" in "mia"
Ее 
like "ye" in "yet" or the "ie" in "miedo"
Ёё 
like "yo" in "yonder" or the "io" in "frio"
Ээ 
like "e" in "met"
Йй 
like "y" in "play" or "boy". It's a semivowel, and it is always combined with a full vowel.
Іі 
like "ee" in "see"
Ыы 
like the 'y' in 'possibly'
Оо 
like "o" in "open"
Уу 
like "oo" in "boot"
Юю 
like "u" in "duke"

ConsonantsEdit

Бб 
like "b" in "bit"
Вв 
like "v" in "vine"
Гг 
approx. like "h" in "how" [aspirated like the 'ck' in "brick"]
Ґґ 
like "g" in "go" [very rarely used]
Дд 
like "d" in "do"
ДЖдж 
like "j" in "journey"
ДЗЬдзь 
approx. like "ds" in "raids"
Жж 
like "s" in "pleasure" or "measure"; always hard
Зз 
like "z" in "zoo"
ЗЬзь 
soft palatalized sound in between "z" and "zh".
Кк 
like "k" in "kitten"
Лл 
like "l" in "lady"
ЛЬль 
soft "l" like "l" in "lemon"
Мм 
like "m" in "my"
Нн 
like "n" in "not" or like the "ny" in "canyon"
НЬнь 
like "n" in "near"
Пп 
like "p" in "pot"
Рр 
trilled "r" (similar to a Spanish "r")
Сс 
like "s" in "sun"
СЬсь 
soft palatalized sound in between "s" and "sh".
Тт 
like "t" in "tip"
Ўў 
like final "w" in "window"
Фф 
like "f" in "face"
Хх 
like "ch" in Scottish "loch"
Цц 
like "ts" in "cats"
ЦЬць 
soft palatalized sound in between "ts" and "ch".
Чч 
like the 'ch' in "chest"
Шш 
like "sh" in "shut"
Ьь 
soft sign

DiphthongsEdit

ай 
like 'eye'
яй 
like saying 'ya' in "yard" and 'eye'
ой 
like 'oy' in "boy"
ей 
like 'ye' in "yet" and 'ay' in "play"
эй 
like 'ey' in "prey"
ый 
like 'i' in "Chris" and 'y' in "yes" similar to saying "possibly yes"
уй 
like 'oo' in "good" and 'y' in "yet"
юй 
like 'you' and 'y' in "play"
аў 
like 'ou' in "out"
яў 
like saying 'ya' in "yard" and 'ou' in "out"]
оў 
like the 'ow' in "grow"
еў 
like 'ye' in "yet" and 'wo' in "won't"
эў 
like 'e' in 'end' and 'wo' in "won't"

Phrase listEdit

BasicsEdit

Common signs


OPEN 
адкрыта (ahd-KRY-tah')
CLOSED 
закрыта (zah-KRY-tah)
ENTRANCE 
уваход (oo-vah-KHOD)
EXIT 
выхад (VY-khad)
PUSH 
штурхаць (shtoor-KHATS'')
PULL 
цягнуць (tsyahg-NOOTS')
TOILET 
туалет (too-ah-LYEHT)
MEN 
мужчыны (moohzh-CHY-ny)
WOMEN 
жанчыны (zhahn-CHY-ny)
FORBIDDEN 
забаронена (zah-bah-roh-NYEH-nah)
NO SMOKING 
не курыць (nyeh koo-RYTS')
Hello. 
Вітаю. (vee-TAH-you)
How are you? 
Як справы?? (yahk SPRAH-vy)
Fine, thank you. 
Добра, дзякуй . (DOH-brah, dzyah-KOOY)
What is your name? 
Як вас завуць? (yahk vahs ZAH-voots'?)
My name is ______. 
Мяне завуць______ . (MYA-nye ZAH-voots'_____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
Прыемна пазнаёміцца. (pry-YEM-nah pah-znah-YO-mits'-tsya)
Please. 
Калі ласка. (KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
Thank you. 
Дзякуй. (DZYAH-kooy)
You're welcome! 
Калі ласка! (KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
Yes. 
Так. (tahk)
No. 
Не. (nyeh)
Excuse me. (getting attention
Даруйце. (dah-ROOY-tsye)
I'm sorry. 
Прабачце. (prah-BACH-tsye)
Goodbye 
Да пабачэньня. (dah pah-bah-CHEN'-nya)
I don't speak____. 
Я не размаўляю______. (yah nye rahz-MOW-lya-yoo)
Do you speak English? 
Ці размаўляеце па-ангельску ? (tsi rahz-MOW-lyah-yeh-tsye pah-ahn-GHYEL'-skoo?)
Help! 
Дапамажыце! (dah-pah-mah-ZHYH-tsye!)
Good day. 
Добры дзень. (DOB-ry dzyen)
Good morning. 
Добрай раніцы. (DOB-ray RAH-nee-tsy)
Good evening. 
Добры вечар. (DOB-ry VYEH-char)
Good night. 
Дабранач. (dah-BRAH-nach)
I don't understand anything. 
Я нічога не разумею. (yah nee-CHOH-ghah nyeh rah-zoo-MYEH-you)
Where is the toilet? 
Дзе туалет? (dzyeh too-ah-LYEHT?)

NumbersEdit

нуль (nool')
адзiн (a-DZEEN)
два (dva)
тры (try)
чатыры (chah-TY-ry)
пяць (pyats')
шэсць (shests')
сем (syem)
восем (VOH-syem)
дзевяць (DZYEH-vyats')
10 
дзесяць (DZYE-Hsyats')
11 
адзiнаццаць (ah-dzee-NUTS-tsats')
12 
дванаццаць (dvah-NUTS-tsats')
13 
трынаццаць (try-NUTS-tsats')
14 
чaтырнаццаць (chah-tyr-NUTS-tsats')
15 
пятнаццаць (pyat-NUTS-tsats')
16 
шаснаццаць (shas-NUTS-tsats')
17 
сямнаццаць (syem-NUTS-tsats')
18 
васемнаццаць (vah-syem-NUTS-tsats')
19 
дзевятнаццаць (dzyeh-vyaht-NUTS-tsats')
20 
дваццаць (DVAHTS-tsats')
30 
трыццаць (TRYTS-tsats')
40 
сорак (SOH-rahk)
50 
пяцьдзясят (pyahts'-dzyah-SYAT)
60 
шэсцьдзясят (shests'-dzyah-SYAT)
70 
семдзесят (SYEM-dzyeh-syat)
80 
восемдзясят (VOH-syem-dzyeh-syat)
90 
дзевяноста (dzyeh-vyah-NOH-stah)
100 
сто (stoh)
500 
пяцьсот (PYAHTS'-soht)
1000 
тысяча (TY-syah-chah)


Days of the WeekEdit

NOTE
The days from Monday to Sunday are written in Belarusian in lowercase letters and not like the English days, which are capitalized.
Monday 
панядзелак (pah-nyah-DZYEH-lahk)
Tuesday 
аўторак (au-TOH-rahk)
Wednesday 
серада (syeh-rah-DAH)
Thursday 
чацвер (chats-VYER)
Friday 
пятніца (PYAHT-nee-tsah)
Saturday 
сyбота (soo-BOH-tah)
Sunday 
нядзеля (nyah-DZYEH-Iyah)

TimeEdit

now 
цяпер (tsyah-PYER)
today 
сёння (SYON-nyah)
tomorrow 
заўтра (ZAW-trah)
yesterday 
учора (oo-CHOH-rah)
day 
дзень (dzyen')
night 
ноч (nohch)
midnight 
поўнач (POW-nahch)
in the afternoon 
папаўднi (pah-paw-DNI)

MonthsEdit

NOTE
The months in Belarusian are written in lowercase letters and not like the English months, which are capitalized.
January 
студзень (STU-dzyen')
February 
люты (LYU-ty)
March 
сакавiк (sah-kah-VEEK)
April 
красавiк (krah-sah-VEEK)
May 
май (mai)
June 
чэрвень (CHER-vyen')
July 
лiпень (LEE-pyen')
August 
жнiвень (ZHNEE-vyen')
September 
верасень (VYEH-rah-syen')
October 
кастрычнiк (kahs-TRYCH-nik)
November 
лiстапад (lee-stah-PAHD)
December 
снежань (SNYE-zhan')

SeasonsEdit

summer 
лета (LYEH-tah)
spring 
вясна (vyahs-NAH)
autumn 
восень (VOH-syehn')
winter 
зіма (zee-MAH)

ColorsEdit

white 
белы (BYEH-ly)
black 
чорны (CHOHR-ny)
red 
чырвоны (chyr-VOH-ny)
yellow 
жоўты (ZHOW-ty)
blue 
сiнi (SEE-nee)
light blue 
блакітны (blah-KEET-nyh)
brown 
карычневы (kah-RY-chnyeh-vy)
gray 
шэры/сiвы (SHEH-ry/SEE-vy)
purple 
пурпурны/лiловы (poor-POOR-ny/lee-LOH-vy)
green 
зялёны (zyah-LYOH-ny)
pink 
ружовы (roo-ZHOH-vy)

TransportationEdit

airplane/ airline 
самалёт (samaliOt)
taxi 
таксi (taksI)
train 
цягнiк (tsiagnIk)
trolley 
тралейбус (traliEibus)
tram 
трамвай (tramvAi)
bus 
аўтобус (awtObus)
car 
аўтамабiль (awtamabIl)
van 
фургон (foor-GOHN)
ferry 
паром (parOm)
ship, boat 
судна (sUdna)
helicopter 
верталёт (viertaliOt)
bicycle 
веласiпед (vielasipiEd)
motorcycle 
матацыкл (mah-tah-TSIH-kuhl)


Bus and trainEdit

 
Buses in Brest
How much is a ticket to _____? 
Колькі каштуе білет да _____? (KOlki KASHtue BIlet da____?)
One ticket to _____, please. 
Адзін білет да _____,калі ласка. (ADzin BIlet da____,Kali LASka.)
Where does this train/bus go? 
Куды едзе гэты цягнік / аўтобус? (koo-DY YE-dze HE-ty tsiagNIK/ owTObus)
Where is the train/bus to _____? 
Дзе цягніком / аўтобусам да______? (dze tsiagNIkom/ owTObusam da____?)
Does this train/bus stop in _____? 
Азначае Ці гэта цягнік / аўтобус спыніўся на_______? (azNAchae tsi GEta tsiagNIK/ owTObus spyniOWsia na_____?)
When does the train/bus for _____ leave? 
Калі цягнік / аўтобус для______водпуску? (KAH-lee tsyahg-NEEK/ ow-TOH-boos dlyah______vohd-POOS-koo?)
When will this train/bus arrive in _____? 
Калі гэты цягнік / аўтобус прыбудзе ў_____? (KAH-lee GEH-ty tsyahg-NEEK/ ow-TOH-boos pry-BOOD-zeh weh______?)

DirectionsEdit

How do I get to _____ ? 
Як дабрацца_____ ? (yahk dahb-RAH-tstsah ____?)
...the train station? 
...да жалезна-дарожнай станцыі? (dah zhah-LEHZ-nah dah-ROHZH-nai STAHN-tsy-yee?)
...the bus station? 
...да аўтобуснай станцыі? (dah ow-toh-BOOS-naia STAHN-tsy-yee?)
...the airport? 
...да аэрапорта? (dah ae-rah-POHR-tah?)
...downtown? 
...у цэнтр горада? (oo tsehntr GHOR-rah-dah?)
...the youth hostel? 
...моладзевы гатэль? (MOH-lahd-zehvy GAH-tehl')
...the _____ hotel? 
..._____гатэль? (GHAH-tehl')
...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? 
...Амерыкана/ канадскага / аўстралійскага / брытанскім консульствам? (AMEH-ry-kah-nah/ KAH-nahds-kah-gah/ OWS-trah-leeys-kah-gah/ BRY-tahs-keem KOHN-sool'stvahm?)
Where are there a lot of... 
Дзе тут ёсць шмат... (dzyeh toot yohs'ts' shmaht)
...hotels? 
...гасцініц? (GHAHS-tsih-nihts?)
...restaurants? 
...рэстаранаў? (REHS-tah-rah-naw?)
...bars? 
...бараў? (bah-raw?)
...sites to see? 
...цікавых мясцін? (tsih-KAH-vyhh myahs'-tseen)
Can you show me on the map? 
Ці можаце вы паказаць мне на карце? (tsee moh-ZHAH-tsyeh vy pah-kah-ZATS' mnyeh nah KAHR-tsyeh?)
street 
вуліца (VOO-lee-tsah)
Turn left. 
павярнуць налева (PAH-vyahr-noots' NAH-lyeh-vah)
Turn right. 
павярнуць направа (PAH-vyahr-noots' NAHP-rah-vah)
left 
левы (LYEH-vy)
right 
правы (PRAH-vy)
straight ahead 
прама перад сабой (PRAH-mah PYEH-rahd SAH-boy)
towards the _____ 
па напрамку да_____ (pah nahp-RAHM-koo dah)
past the _____ 
мінулае_____ (mee-MOO-lae)
before the _____ 
перш_____ (pehrsh)
Watch for the _____. 
чакаць_____. (CHAH-kahts')
intersection 
Перасячэнне (peh-rah-syah-CHEHN-neh)
north 
поўнач (POW-nahch)
south 
поўдзень (POW-dzyehhn')
east 
усход (ows-KHOHD)
west 
захад (ZAH-khahd)
uphill 
горы (GOH-ry)
downhill 
уніз па схіле. (ow-NEEZ pah SKH-lyeh)

TaxiEdit

Taxi! 
Таксі! (TAHK-see)
Take me to _____, please. 
Адвязіце мяне _____, калі ласка. (ahd-vyahz-ZEE-cye MYAH-neh _____, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
How much does it cost to get to _____? 
Колькі будзе каштаваць дабрацца да_____? (KOHL'-kee BOOD-zeh kahsh-TAH-vahts' dah-BRAH-tsah dah_____?)
Take me there, please. 
Адвязіце мяне туды, калі ласка. (ahd-vyahz-ZEE-cye MYAH-neh too-DYH, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)

LodgingEdit

hotel/inn 
гатэль (ghah-TEL')
Do you have any rooms? 
Ці ёсьць у вас нумары? (tsih yohsts' oo vahs noo-mah-RY?)
How much is a room for one person/two people? 
Колькі каштуе пакой на аднаго чалавека/двух чалавек? (KOHL'kee kash-TOO-ie pah-KOY nah ahd-nah-HOH chah-lah-VYEH-kah/dvookh chah-lah-VYEHK?)
Does the room come with... 
Ці ёсьць у пакоі… (tsih yohsts' oo pah-KOYI…)
...bedsheets? 
...прасціны? (prahs-TSIH-ny)
...a bathroom? 
...Ванна? (VAH-nah)
...a telephone? 
...тэлефон? (teh-lyeh-FOHN)
...a TV? 
…Тэлебачанне? (teh-lyeh-BAH-chahn-nyeh?)
May I see the room first? 
Ці магу я сьпярша паглядзець пакой? (tsih mah-HOO yah spyar-SHAH pah-hlyah-JYEHTS pah-KOY?)
Do you have anything quieter? 
Ці маеце што-небудзь пацішэй? (tsih MAH-ye-tsye shto-NYE-budz’ pah-tsih-SHEY?)
...bigger? 
…паболей? (pah-BOHL-yey?)
...cleaner? 
…пачысьцей? (pah-chys-TSYEY?)
...cheaper? 
…танней? (tahn-NEHY?)
OK, I'll take it. 
Добра, я вазьму яго. (DOH-brah, yah VAHS'-moo YAH-hoh)
I will stay for _____ night(s). 
Я застануся на _____ ноч(ы). (yah zahs-TAH-noo-syah nah_____noch(y))
Can you suggest another hotel? 
Ці вы можаце прапанаваць іншую гасцініцу? (tsih vy moh-ZHAH-tsyeh prah-pah-NAH-vahts'?)
Do you have a safe? 
У вас ёсць сейф? (oo vahs iosts' sayf?)
...lockers? 
...Сейфы? (SAY-fy?)
Is breakfast/supper included? 
Уключаны ці сняданак/вячэру уключаны? (oo-klyoh-CHAH-nee tsee snyah-DAH-nahk/vryah-CHEH-roo oo-klyoh-CHAH-nee?)
What time is breakfast/supper? 
Колькі часу сняданак/вячэру? (KOHL'kee CHAH-soo SNYAH-dah-nahk/vyah-CHEH-roo?)
Please clean my room. 
Калі ласка, чыстую пакой. (kah-LEE LAHS-kah, CHYS-tooio pah-KOY)
Can you wake me at _____? 
Ці можаце вы абудзіць мяне ў _____? (tsee MOH-zhah-tsyeh vy ah-bood-ZEETS' myah-NYEH weh.....?)
I want to check out. 
Я хачу выселіцца. (yah khah-CHOO VY-sye-li-tstsa')

MoneyEdit

 
100000 rubles
Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? 
Вы прымаеце амерыканскія/аўстралійскія/канадскія даляры? (vy pry-MAH-eh-tsyeh ah-meh-ry-KAHNS-kiia/ows-trah-LIIS-kiia/kah-NAHDS-kiia dah-LYAH-ry)
Do you accept British pounds? 
Ці прымаеце Вы брытанскія фунты? (tsih pry-mah-EH-tsyeh vy bry-TAHNS-kiia FOON-ty?)
Do you accept credit cards? 
Вы прымаеце крэдытныя карты? (vy prih-MAH-eh-tsyeh kreh-DIHT-niia KAHR-tih?)
Can you change money for me? 
Вы можаце памяняць грошы для мяне? (vy moh-ZHAH-tsyeh pah-myah-NYAHTS' GHROH-shee dlyah MYAH-nyeh?)
Where can I get money changed? 
Дзе я магу памяняць грошы? (dzyeh yah mah-GHOO pah-myah-NYAHTS' GHROH-shee?)
Can you change a traveler's check for me? 
Ці можаце Вы памяняць дарожны чэк для мяне? (tsih moh-ZHAH-tsyeh vy pah-myah-NYAHTS' dah-ROHZH-ny chek dlyah MYAH-neh?)
Where can I get a traveler's check changed? 
Дзе я магу памяняць дарожны чэк? (dzyeh yah mah-GHOOpah-myah-NYAHTS' dah-ROHZH-ny chek?)
What is the exchange rate? 
Які абменны курс? (yah-KEE ahb-MYEHN-ny koors?)
Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? 
Дзе знаходзіцца банкамат (ATM)? (dzyeh znah-khohd-ZEE-tstsa bahn-KAH-maht)

EatingEdit

 
Belarusian lunch
A table for one person/two people, please. 
Стол для аднаго чалавека/двух чалавек, калі ласка. (stohl dlyah ahd-NAH-hoh chah-lah-VYEH-kah/dvookh chah-LAH-vyehk, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
Can I look at the menu, please? 
Ці магу я паглядзець на меню, калі ласка? (tsee mah-GHOO yah pah-HLYAH-dzyehts' nah myeh-NIU, KAH-lee LAHS-kah?)
Can I look in the kitchen? 
Ці магу я паглядзець на кухню? (tsee MAH-hoo yah pah-HLYAH-dzyehts' nah KOO-khnyoo?)
Is there a house specialty? 
Ёсць фірменная страва? (yohsts' feer-MYEHN-nah-yah STRAH-vah?)
Is there a local specialty? 
Ці ёсць мясцовыя стравы? (tsee yohts' myahs-TSOH-vih-ah STRAH-vih?)
I'm a vegetarian. 
Я вегетарыанец/вегетарыянка. (m/f) (yah veh-geh-tah-ryh-AH-nyets/veh-geh-tah-RYAHN-kah)
I don't eat pork. 
Я не ем свініну. (yah nyeh yehm svee-NEE-noo)
I don't eat beef. 
Я не ем ялавічыну. (yah nyeh yehm yah-lah-VEE-chih-noo)
I only eat kosher food. 
Я ем толькі кашэрную ежу. (yah yehm TOHL'kee kah-SHYEHR-nooiu YEH-zhoo)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard
Ці можаце вы зрабіць яго менш тлушчым, калі ласка? (tsee MOH-zhah-tsyeh vyh zrah-BEET' YAH-goh myensh TLOOSH-chyhm, kah-LEE LAHS-kah?)
fixed-price meal 
комплексны абед (KOHM-plyeh-ksnyh ah-BYET)
a la carte 
порционные (pohr-TSEEOHN-nyeh)
breakfast 
сняданак (snyah-DAH-nahk)
lunch 
абед (ah-BYEHD)
tea (meal
чай/гарбата (chai/gahr-BAH-tah)
supper/dinner 
вячэра (vyah-CHEH-rah)
I want _____. 
Я хачу____. (yah HAH-choo)
I want a dish containing _____. 
Я хачу страву з_____. (yah HAH-choo STRAH-voo z....)
chicken 
кураня (koo-RAH-nyah)
beef 
ялавічына (yah-lah-vih-CHEE-nah)
fish 
рыба (RYH-bah)
ham 
вяндліна (vyahd-LEE-nah)
sausage 
каўбаса (kow-bah-SAH)
cheese 
сыр (syhr)
eggs 
яйкі (YAI-kee)
salad 
салата (sah-LAH-tah)
(fresh) vegetables 
(свежая) гародніна ((SVYEH-zhaia) hah-rohd-NEE-nah)
(fresh) fruit 
(свежыя) фрукты ((SVYEH-zhyh-ia) FROOK-tyh)
bread 
хлеб (khlyehb)
toast 
тост (tohst)
noodles 
лапша (LAHP-shah)
rice 
рыс (ryhs)
beans 
фасоль (fah-SOHL’)
May I have a glass of _____? 
Можна мне шклянку_____? (MOHZH-nah mnyeh SHKLYAHN-koo.....?)
May I have a cup of _____? 
Ці магу я выпіць кубак_____? (tsee mah-GHOO yah VYH-peet' KOO-bahk....?)
May I have a bottle of _____? 
Можна мне бутэльку_____? (MOHZH-nah mnyeh boo-TEHL'koo....?)
coffee 
кава (KAH-vah)
tea (drink) чай/гарбата (chai/ghahr-BAH-tah)
juice 
cок (sohk)
(bubbly) water 
(газаваная) вада ((ghah-zah-VAH-nah-ia) vah-DAH)
water 
вада (vah-DAH)
beer 
піва (PEE-vah)
red/white wine 
чырвонае/белае віно (chyhr-VOH-nah-yeh/BYEH-lah-yeh vee-NOH)
May I have some _____? 
Ці можна мне крыху _____? (tsee MOHZH-nah mnye KRYH-hoo....?)
salt 
солі (SOH-lee)
black pepper 
чорнага перцу (CHOR-nah-vah PYER-tsoo)
butter 
масла (MAHS-lah)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)
Прабачце мяне, aфіцыянт/афіцыянтка? (m/f) (prah-BAHCH-tsyeh MYAH-nyeh, ah-fee-tsyh-YAHNT/ah-fee-tsyh-YAHNT-kah?)
I'm finished. 
Я скончыў/скончыла. (m/f) (yah SKOHN-chyw/SKOHN-chyh-lah)
It was delicious. 
Было вельмі смачна. (byh-LOH VYEHL'mee SMAHCH-nah)
Please clear the plates. 
Калі ласка, прыбірыце са стала. (kah-LEE LAHS-kah, pryh-bee-RYH-tye sah STAH-lah)
The check, please. 
Чэк, калі ласка. (chek, kah-LEE LAHS-kah)

BarsEdit

 
Krambambula - popular alcoholic drink in Belarus
Do you serve alcohol? 
Вы прадаеце спіртныя напоі? (vy prah-dah-YEH-tsyeh speert-NY-ia nah-POH-yee?)
Is there table service? 
Тут ёсць афіцыянт? (toot yohsts' ah-fee-tsyh-YAHNT?)
A beer/two beers, please. 
Піва/два піва, калі ласка. (PEE-vah/dvah PEE-vah, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
A glass of red/white wine, please. 
Келіх чырвонага/белага віна, калі ласка. (KYEH-leeh chyhr-VOH-nah-gah/byeh-LAH-gah vee-NAH, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
A pint, please. 
Пінту, калі ласка. (PEEHN-too, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
A bottle, please. 
Бутэльку, калі ласка. (boo-TEHL'-koo, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
whiskey 
віскі (VEES-kee)
vodka 
гарэлка (hah-REHL-kah)
rum 
ром (rohm)
water 
вада (vah-DAH)
club soda 
содавая (SOH-dah-vah-yah)
tonic water 
тонік (TOH-neek)
orange juice 
апельсінавы сок (apehl'-SEE-nah-vih sohk)
Coke (soda
кола (KOH-lah)
Do you have any bar snacks? 
Ці ёсць у Вас закускі? (tsee yohsts' oo vahs zah-KOOS-kee?)
One more, please. 
Яшчэ адзін, калі ласка. (YAHSH-cheh AHD-zeen, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
Another round, please. 
Яшчэ адзін раунд, калі ласка. (YAHSH-cheh AHD-zeen RAH-oond, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
When is closing time? 
Калі вы зачыняецеся? (kah-LEE vy zah-chy-NYAH-yeh-tsyeh-syah?)
Cheers! 
Вашае здароўе! (VAH-shah-ye zdah-ROW-yeh!)

ShoppingEdit

Do you have this in my size? 
У вас ёсць гэта майго памеру? (oo vahs yosts' HEH-tah MAI-goh pah-MYEH-roo?)
How much is this? 
Колькі гэта каштуе? (KOHL'kee HEH-tah kah-SHTOO-yeh?)
That's too expensive. 
Гэта занадта дорага. (HEH-tah zah-NAHT-tah doh-RAH-gah)
Would you take _____? 
Возьмеце _____? (VOHZ'-myeh-tsyeh.....?)
expensive 
дарагі (dah-RAH-ghee)
cheap 
танны (TAHN-ny)
I can't afford it. 
Я не магу сабе гэта дазволіць. (yah nyeh MAH-hoo SAH-byeh HEH-tah dahz-VOH-leets')
I don't want it. 
Я не хачу гэта. (yah nyeh KHAH-choo GHEH-tah)
You're cheating me. 
Вы мяне падманваеце. (vy MYAH-nyeh pahd-MAHN-vah-yeh-tsyeh)
I'm not interested. 
Я не зацікаўлены. (yah nyeh zah-tsee-KOW-lyeh-ny)
OK, I'll take it. 
Добра, я вазьму гэта. (DOH-brah, yah VAHZ'moo GHEH-tah)
Can I have a bag? 
Дайце пакет, калі ласка (DIE-tsyeh pah-KYET, KAH-lee LAHS-kah)
Do you ship (overseas)? 
Вы высылаеце поштай (за мяжу)? (vih SOOD-nah (zah MYAH-zhoo)?)
I need... 
Мне патрэбна... (mnyeh pah-TREH-bna...)
...toothpaste. 
...зубная паста. (ZOOB-naia PAHS-tah)
...a toothbrush. 
...зубная шчотка. (ZOOB-naia shchoht-KAH)
...tampons. 
...тампоны. (tahm-POH-nih)
...soap. 
...мыла. (MY-lah)
...shampoo. 
...шампунь. (SHAHM-poon')
...pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen
...абязбольвальны сродак. (ah-byahz-BOHL'-vahl'-ny SROH-dahk)
...cold medicine. 
...сродак ад прастуды. (SROH-dahk ahd prah-STOO-dy)
...stomach medicine. 
...сродак для страўніка. (SROH-dahk dlyah STRAW-nee-kah)
...a razor. 
...брытва. (BRYHT-vah)
...an umbrella. 
...парасон. (pah-rah-SOHN)
...sunblock lotion. 
...крэм ад сонца. (krehm ahd SOHN-tsa)
...a postcard. 
...паштоўка. (pash-TOW-kah)
...postage stamps. 
...паштовыя маркі. (pash-TOH-vyah MAHR-kee)
...batteries. 
...батарэйкі. (bah-tah-REY-kee)
...writing paper. 
...папера для пісьма. (pah-PYEH-rah dlyah PEES'-mah)
...a pen. 
...асадка. (ah-SAHD-kah)
...English-language books. 
...кнігі на англійскай мове. (KNEE-ghee nah ahn-GLEE-ees-kai MOH-veh)
...English-language magazines. 
...часопісы на англійскай мове. (chah-SOH-pee-sy nah ahn-GLEE-ees-kai MOH-veh)
...an English-language newspaper. 
.. газеты на англійскай мове. (ghah-ZEH-ty nah ahn-GLEE-ees-kai MOH-veh)
...an English-Belarusian dictionary. 
...aнглійска-беларускі слоўнік. ('angh-LEEY-skah-byeh-lah-ROOS-kee SLOW-neek')

DrivingEdit

 
Belarusian road
I want to rent a car. 
Я хачу ўзяць машыну напракат. (yah KHAH-choo ooh-zyahts' mah-SHYH-noo nahp-rah-KAHT)
Can I get insurance? 
Ці магу я атрымаць страхоўку? (tsih mah-GHOO yah ah-TRIH-mahts' strah-KHOW-koo?)
stop (on a street sign
stop (stohp)
one way 
у адзін бок (oo ah-DZEEN bohk)
yield 
саступіце дарогу (sah-stoo-PEE-tsyeh dah-ROH-ghoo)
no parking 
няма паркоўкі (NYAH-mah pahr-KOW-kee)
speed limit 
абмежаванне хуткасці (ahb-myeh-ZHAH-vahn-nyeh khoot-KAHS-tsih)
gas (petrol) station 
запраўка (zah-PRAW-kah)
petrol 
бензін (behn-ZEEN)
diesel 
дызельнае паліва (DYH-zyel'-nah-yeh PAH-lee-vah)

AuthorityEdit

 
Police tractor in Minsk.
I haven't done anything wrong. 
Я не зрабіў нічога дрэннага. (yah nyeh zrah-BEEW nee-CHOH-ghah DREHN-nah-gah)
It was a misunderstanding. 
Гэта было непаразуменне. (GHEH-tah byh-LOH nyeh-pah-rah-zoo-MYEHN'-nyeh)
Where are you taking me? 
Куды вы мяне вядзеце? (koo-DY vy myah-NYEHh vyah-DZYEH-tsyeh?)
Am I under arrest? 
Я пад арыштам? (yah pahd AH-ryhsh-tahm?)
I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. 
Мне трэба звязацца з амбасадай/консульствам Амерыкі / Аўстраліі / Велікабрытаніі / Канады. (mnyeh TREH-bah zvyah-ZATS-tsa z ahm-bah-SAHD-die/ KOHN-sool'-stvahm ah-MYEH-ry-kee/ ows-TRAH-lee-yee/ vyah-lee-kah-brih-TAH-nee-yee/ kah-NAH-dy )
I want to talk to a lawyer. 
Я хачу пагаварыць з адвакатам. (yah khah-CHOO pah-gah-vah-RYTS' z ahd-vah-KAH-tahm)
Can I just pay a fine now? 
Ці магу я проста заплаціць штраф зараз? (tsee mah-GHOO yah PROHS-tah zahp-lah-TSEETS' shtrahf ZAH-rahz?)
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