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About Romania
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Facts about Romania
Brief Language History
Dialects
Common Phrases
Diversity
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Facts About Romania
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Population
22,276,056 (Est. 2007)
Capital
Bucharest; 1,853,000
Area
238,391 square kilometers (92,043 square
miles)
Languages
Romanian, Hungarian, German
Religion
Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, Catholic
Currency
Leu / Euro
Life Expectancy
71
Literacy Percent
98.7%
President
Traian Basescu
Government
Democracy based on French Gov.
Language History
• Derived from Latin as Roman Empire Annexed Dacia as province
• Due to its geographical isolation
-first language that split from Latin, not influenced by other Romance
languages
Common phrases
• Common words and phrases
English
Romanian
Romanian (person) (m.) român,
(f.) româncă
Greetings!
Salut!
What's your name? Cum te cheamă?
How are you?
Ce mai faci?
Goodbye!
La revedere!
Bye!
Pa!
Please.
Vă rog.
Sorry.
Îmi pare rău.
Thank you.
Mulţumesc.
Yes.
Da.
No.
Nu.
I don't understand.
Nu înţeleg.
Where's the bathroom? Unde este toaleta?
Do you speak English? Vorbiţi engleza?
I am a tourist.
Eu sunt turist.
Phonetical transcription
/ro'mɨn/
/ro'mɨn.kə/
/sa'lut/
/'kum.te.kěa.mə/
/'ʧe.maǐ.faʧʲ↘/
/la.re.ve'de.re/
/pa/
/və'rog/
/ɨmʲ.pa.re'rəǔ/
/mul.ʦu'mesk/
/da/
/nu/
/'nu.ɨn.ʦe.leg/
/'un.de ǐes.te to.a.le.ta/
/vor'biʦʲ.eŋ'gle.za/
/jeu sunt tur‘east/
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