uTalk language logo

Learn Slovak

Extending all over Eastern Europe, the Slavic languages have strong similarities to Russian in both vocabulary and grammar. Although this language uses the Latin alphabet, it still has close links to other Slavic languages which use the Cyrillic alphabet. There is no definite article in Slavic languages, which means that a noun, say, 'book', could mean just 'book', 'a book' or 'the book'. §

Learn Slovak with uTalk
Planet Earth

Where Is It Spoken?


People Talking

Number Of Speakers


Family Tree

Language Family


Arrow facing left to cycle backwards through text
Play sample text audio Play sample text audio
Arrow facing left to cycle forward through text

Fun facts about Slovak

There is a Slovak phrase, 'Koľko jazykov vieš, toľko krát si človekom', which means the more languages you speak, the more of a person you are.

The similar sounding names of Slovakia and Slovenia have led to much confusion over the years. Staff at the embassies of both countries now meet up once a month to exchange wrongly-addressed mail.

The Slovak for ‘ham and eggs’ is hemendex.

Over 30 million people have started speaking a new language with uTalk


Over 2500 words and phrases, across 60+ topics covering everyday situations

Native Speakers

Practise speaking and compare your pronunciation with native speakers


Game-based learning is fun and intuitive