18: Teas and Home Remedies

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You can read more about Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski here, about the folk dance troup Tanec here, and about Macedonian music icon Vlatko Stefanovski here.

Vocabulary (зборови)

  • ало - exclamation - hello (when answering a phone)
  • аха - exclamation - aha, yeah
  • биде - verb - be
  • веднаш - adverb - immediately
  • Весна - proper noun - Vesna, female name
  • вечер - noun - evening
  • вика, викне - verb - call, call in, call for, yell
  • Влатко Стефановски - proper name - Vlatko Stefanovski, a popular Macedonian pop/rock musician
  • во - preposition - in, at, to
  • во последно време - phrase - lately
  • во ред - phrase - alright, ok
  • вчера - adverb - yesterday
  • гледа - imperfective verb - see, watch (perfective is види)
  • да - yes, or to (between two verbs)
  • дали - interrogative - whether or not translated (as a question marker)
  • дека - conjunction - that (when starting a subordinate sentence)
  • ден - noun - day
  • денес - adverb - today
  • добар - adjective - good
  • добро - adverb - well, fine, ok
  • дојде - perfective verb - arrive, come (imperfective is доаѓа)
  • друг - adjective - another
  • за - preposition - for
  • знае - imperfective verb - know (perfective is дознае, find out)
  • ѕвон - noun - ring of a bell, doorbell, or phone (onomatopoeia for a ringing sound)
  • игра - imperfective verb - dance, play with toys (perfective is поигра, play for a little while)
  • извини - phrase - sorry, apologies
  • излезе - perfective verb - go out, exit (imperfective is излегува)
  • има слободно - phrase - have the day off
  • кино - noun - movie theater, cinema
  • концерт - noun - concert
  • КУД (културно-уметничко друштво) - phrase - cultural-artistic association, i.e. a folk dance company
  • ли - question marker - not translated
  • Милчо Манчевски - proper noun - Milcho Manchevski, a very famous Macedonian film director
  • минат - adjective - past, last but not final (relating to a time period like last week, but not final week)
  • мисли - imperfective verb - think (perfectives are помисли, think for a little while; color="#3399ff">измисли, think up/invent)
  • многу - adjective/adverb - a lot, many, much
  • може - imperfective verb - can, be able to
  • можеби - adverb - perhaps, maybe
  • мора - imperfective verb - have to, must
  • музика - noun - music
  • на - preposition - of, on, to, at
  • не - negation - no or not
  • недела - noun - week, Sunday
  • некогаш - adverb - sometime, sometimes, ever
  • некој - noun - someone
  • нешто - noun - something
  • никаков - adjective - no kind of, none
  • никогаш - adverb - never
  • но - conjunction - but, however
  • нов - adjective - new
  • од - preposition - of, from
  • одамна - adverb - long time ago
  • оди - imperfective verb - go, walk (perfective is отиде)
  • планира - imperfective verb - plan (perfective is испланира)
  • прави - imperfective verb - make, do (perfective is направи)
  • пријатно - phrase - polite/formal "bye" (literally: pleasantly)
  • работа - noun - work
  • режисер - noun - film director
  • рече - perfective verb - say (imperfective is кажува)
  • сабота - noun - Saturday
  • сака - imperfective verb - want, like, love (perfectives are посака, wish for; засака, start liking or start loving)
  • само - adverb - only
  • се допадне - perfective verb - like (imperfective is се допаѓа)
  • сестра - noun - sister
  • сигурно - adverb - surely, for sure
  • сите - noun/adjective - every(one)
  • слуша, слушне - imperfective verb - listen, hear
  • со - preposition - with
  • танец - noun - a dance
  • Тешкото - proper noun - The Hard One (name of a Macedonian folk dance)
  • филм - noun - film, movie
  • чао - greeting - bye (informal, among friends)
  • често - adverb - often
  • шеф - noun - boss, manager
  • што - interrogative - what