Czech Language

The official language spoken in the Czech Republic and in Prague is Czech. Strongly influenced by Latin and German, it is extremely different from English, with exception of a few words.

Useful Czech phrases

Although travellers will be able to get by in English in Prague without any problem, here is a list of basic expressions in Czech that can come in handy:

Expressions of courtesy

Hello
Dobrý den
Goodbye
Na shledanou
Good morning
Dobré ráno
Good night
Dobrou noc
You are welcome
Prosím
Please
Prosím
Thank you
Děkuju
Excuse me
Prominte
Sorry
Prominte
How are you?
Jak se máte?
Very well, thank you
Děkuji, dobře

Basic phrases

Yes
Ano
No
Ne
What’s your name?
Jak se jmenujete?
How much is it?
Kolik to stojí?

Numbers

One
Jedna / jedno
Two
dva / dvě
Three
Tři
Four
Čtyři
Five
Pět
Six
Šest
Seven
Sedm
Eight
Osm
Nine
Devět
Ten
Deset

Useful food expressions

One beer please
Jedno pivo prosim
Soup
Polevky
Meat
Maso
Beef
Hovězí
Turkey
Krůti
Fish
Ryby
Chips
Hranolky
Starters
Předkrmy
Main dish
Hlavní Jidlo
Pork
Vepřové
Chicken
Kuřeci
Roast duck
Kachna
Vegetarian dishes
Bezmasa Jidla
Cheese
Sýr
Rice
Rýže