Body parts and head parts in Slovak
- Fill in the blanks with the body parts Score -/-
- Multiple choice exercise about the body parts in Slovak Score -/-
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Let's continue with studying parts of the body and the face. We will provide you with useful adjectives to describe how the person looks like. Furthermore, you will get an insight into the conjugation of the verb to be - "byť" and to have - "mať".
Parts of the body in Slovak
Here is a picture showing few of the main body parts. You can find more words below the picture, in a table with vocabulary.
The vocabulary list:
|a toe||prst na nohe|
How to say parts of the head in Slovak
Here is the list with vocabulary, which you can see in the picture.
|an eye, eyes||oko, oči|
|an ear, ears||ucho, uši|
|a tooth, teeth||zub, zuby|
Conjugation of the Slovak verb "byť"
The most important verb in general is the verb "to be", in Slovak "byť". Describing how the person looks like is mainly expressed with this verb. Let's have a look at the conjugation itself!
|1st singular||I am||ja som|
|2nd singular||you are||ty si|
|3rd singular||he, she, it is||on, ona, ono je|
- ja = I
- ty = you
- on = he
- ona = she
- ono = it
|1st plural||we are||my sme|
|2nd plural||you are||vy ste|
|3rd plural||they are||oni, ony sú|
- my = we
- vy = you (Plural/formal)
- oni, ony = they
Good to remember:
- Slovak language has both, singular and plural form of "you"
- "they" can be expressed in two ways: "oni" meaning they, men (or men and women together), "ony", meaning they, women (or children)
- "ja" is not written in capital letters as "I" in English
Conjugation of the Slovak verb "mať"
Let´s have a look on conjugation of "to have" in Slovak!
|1st singular||I have||ja mám|
|2nd singular||you have||ty máš|
|3rd singular||he, she, it has||on, ona, ono má|
|1st plural||we have||my máme|
|2nd plural||you have||vy máte|
|3rd plural||they have||oni majú|
Useful adjectives to describe the body
Here is the list with the most common adjectives to describe the appearance and the character:
Now, you are able to say how somebody looks like. With the simple verb "byť" and the adjective.
Remember, adjectives change with the gender of the noun/pronoun.
- masculine gender with the affix "-ý"
- feminine gender with the affix "-á"
- neutral gender with the affix "-é"
Here are some examples:
- Ona je prírodná. = She is natural.
- On je pekný. = He is handsome.
- Ty si atraktívny/a/e. = You are attractive.
- Mačka je múdra. = The cat is smart.
- Medveď je silný. = The bear is strong.
- Buď pokojný. = Keep still.
- Každý je unavený. = Everyone is tired.
- Dieťa je malé. = The kid is small.
- Moje oči sú modré. = My eyes are blue.
- Moje vlasy sú blond. = My hair is blond.
Let´s recap this lesson in the dialog.
Nina: Mám nového priateľa. (I have a new boyfriend.)
Jana: Aký je? Opíš ho! (How is he? Describe him!)
Nina: Je veľmi vysoký a svalnatý. Má hnedé vlasy a modré oči. (He is very tall and muscular. He has brown hair and blue eyes.)
Jana: Je pekný? A čo jeho charakter? (Is he handsome? And what about his character?)
Nina: Myslím, že je atraktívny. Povedala by som, že je zábavný a múdry. (I think he is attractive. I would say that he is funny and smart.)
Jana: Neviem sa dočkať až ho stretnem! (I can not wait to meet him!)
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