Talking about hobbies in Estonian
This lesson will teach you how to talk about your free time. You will learn the names of the hobbies and some other useful expressions to talk about your favourite activities.
What are your hobbies in Estonian?
Firstly, let's learn some useful phrases for talking about hobbies.
|What are your hobbies?||Mis su hobid on?|
|What do you do in your free time?||Millega sa vabal ajal tegeled?|
|Do you like football?||Kas sulle meeldib jalgpall?|
|Yes, I like football.||Jah, mulle meeldib jalgpall.|
|No, I don't like football.||Ei, mulle ei meeldi jalgpall.|
|No, I prefer volleyball.||Ei, ma eelistan võrkpalli.|
|What do you like to do?||Mida sulle teha meeldib?|
|I like to travel.||Mulle meeldib reisida.|
|I love ...||Ma armastan ...|
|I hate ...||Ma vihkan ...|
|I enjoy ...||Ma naudin ...|
Sports in Estonian
In the table below you can find the names of different sports.
|To do sports||Sporti tegema|
|To work out||Trenni tegema|
|Riding a bike||Jalgrattaga sõitmine|
|Going to the gym||Jõusaalis käimine|
Pay attention to the word endings:
- To swim = Ujuma
- Swimming = Ujumine
- I like to swim = Mulle meeldib ujuda
- I like football = Mulle meeldib jalgpall
- I like to play football = Mulle meeldib jalgpalli mängida
Other hobbies in Estonian
|To go out with friends||Sõpradega väljas käima|
|To watch TV||
The verb 'Mängima' (to play) is used with both musical instruments and sports.
- Mulle meeldib klaverit mängida. (I like to play the piano)
- Kas sa tahad jalgpalli mängida? (Do you want to play football?)
Maria: Mis su hobid on? --- What are your hobbies?
Lauri: Mulle meeldib sporti teha. --- I like to do sports.
Maria: Kas sulle meeldib jalgpall? --- Do you like football?
Lauri: Ei, ma eelistan korvpalli ja ujumist. --- No, I prefer basketball and swimming.
Maria: Mida sulle veel vabal ajal teha meeldib? --- What else do you like to do in your free time?
Lauri: Mulle meeldib sõpradega väljas käia ja filme vaadata. --- I like to go out with friends and watch movies.
Maria: Kas sulle naudid kokkamist? --- Do you enjoy cooking?
Lauri: Ei, ma vihkan seda. --- No, I hate it.
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