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Basic Polish Words and Phrases

On this page you'll find some basic Polish words and phrases, translated from English to Polish.

Words include yes, no, and maybe; do you speak English; and please help me. There's plenty others too, so scroll down to see what you'll find.

Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of common words and phrases from Polish to English.

Yes, No, Maybe

Yes ➔ Tak

No ➔ Nie

Maybe ➔ Może


Okay ➔ Dobrze

Excuse Me

Excuse me ➔ Przepraszam

Do you speak English?

Do you speak English? ➔ Czy mówi Pan po angielsku?

I don't speak Polish. ➔ Nie mówię po polsku.

Help Me

Please help me ➔ Proszę mi pomoc

Help! ➔ Pomocy!

Who, What, When, Where, Why

Who ➔ Kto

What ➔ Co

When ➔ Gdy (pronounced Kiedy)

Where ➔ Gdzie (pronounced Gjeeh)

Why ➔ Czemu

*List of common Polish words and phrases last updated: March 7, 2018.

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As most of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Polish and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.

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I don't speak Polish myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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