Free Slovak Phrasebook

Learn Survival Slovak

Wikitravel users have collectively created a free Slovak phrasebook with the goal of making it possible for travelers to "get by" while traveling in areas where Slovak is spoken.

Wikitravel phrasebooks are available in many languages and each one varies in depth and detail. Most of the phrasebooks include a pronunciation guide, a general phrase list, information about dates and numbers, a color list, transportation-related phrases, vocabulary for shopping and phrases for eating and drinking. Some are even more in depth, and all are free!

About Slovak Language

The Slovak Language is the main and national language of Slovakia and is spoken widely in and also universally understood in the Czech Republic. It is a Slavic language closely related to Russian, Polish, Czech, etc. Slovak is very similar to Czech in many ways; in fact, many travelers unfamiliar with the language often assume incorrectly that Czech and Slovak are dialects of each other.

Slovak (slovenský jazyk), slovenčina, not to be confused with slovenski jezik or slovenščina, the native name of the Slovene language), is an Indo-European language that belongs to the West Slavic languages (together with Czech, Polish, Silesian, Kashubian, and Sorbian).

Slovak is the official language of Slovakia, where it is spoken by 5 million people. There are also Slovak speakers in the United States (1,200,000), the Czech Republic (350,000), Serbia (60,000), Ireland (30,000), Romania (22,000), Poland (20,000), Canada (20,000), Hungary (11,800), Croatia (5,000), Australia, Austria, and Ukraine.

The Slovak language has the following linguistic heritage: Indo-European Languages > Slavic Languages > West Slavic Languages > Czech-Slovak Languages > Slovak

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Credits and Sources

Wikipedia: Slovak Language
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