How to use the indefinite article in Romanian

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Romanian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Romanian lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Romanian indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns. The English indefinite article 'a' is 'un' or 'o' in Romanian. The word 'un' is used with masculine nouns and the word 'o' is used with feminine nouns.


o pasăre
a bird
o lună
a month
un bărbat
a man
o casă
a house
o fereastră
a window
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Basic words and phrases in Romanian

Learn to get by in Romanian with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Romanian, introduce yourself in Romanian and even hold a conversation in Romanian after you have met someone.

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It is sunny.
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It is windy.
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Step 3 : The indefinite article in Romanian

The indefinite article is what we call the word a in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns. To learn to use the indefinite article in Romanian, pick just 3 important nouns. We suggest you learn the nouns carte, scaun and ușă (book, chair, door). Then learn how to use each noun with the indefinite article. The nouns together with the indefinite article are o carte, un scaun and o uşă (a book, a chair, a door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the indefinite article in Romanian including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the indefinite article with the Romanian nouns carte, scaun and ușă, you're ready to move on to Step 4 (the definite article in Romanian).

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