Appendix:Basic Belarusian glossary

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Here are basic words and common phrases in Belarusian, a Slavic language:

Translation Phrase Pronunciation (IPA) Pronunciation (approximate)
Belarusian Беларускі IPA(key): /bʲelaˈruskʲi/ (bye-lah-ROOH-skee)
hello прывітанне IPA(key): /prɪvʲiˈtanʲnʲe/ (pree-vee-TAHN-nye)
good-bye да пабачэння IPA(key): /da pabaˈʧenʲnʲa/ (duh puh-buh-CHEN-nyuh)
please калі ласка IPA(key): /kaˈʎi ˈlaska/ (kuh-LEE LUS-kuh)
thank you дзякуй IPA(key): /ˈʥakuj/ (DZYUH-kooy)
sorry выбачайце IPA(key): /vɪbaˈʧajʨe/ (vee-buh-CHUY-tsye)
that one той, тая, тое IPA(key): /toj/, IPA(key): /ˈtaja/,

IPA(key): /ˈtoje/ || (TOY, TUY-uh, TOY-eh)

how much? колькі? IPA(key): /ˈkoʎkʲi/ (KOL-kee)
yes так IPA(key): /tak/ (tuhk)
no не IPA(key): /ɲe/ (nye)
I don’t understand Не разумею IPA(key): /ɲe razuˈmʲeju/ (nye ruh-zoo-MEY-ooh)
where's the bathroom? дзе туалет? IPA(key): /ʥe tuaˈʎet/ (dzye too-uh-LET)
generic toast за здароў'е IPA(key): /za zdaˈrou̯je/ (zuh zduh-ROW-yeh)
Do you speak English? Ці размаўляеце па-англійску? IPA(key): /ʨi razmauˈʎajeʨe pa

anɡˈʎijsku/ || (tsee ruz-muw-LYUY-et-eh puh un-GLEE-skoo)