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Since : 03/02/2015

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Telling Time in Croatian

Telling Time in Croatian

Asking for the Time The common question form we use to ask for the time is: Koliko je sati? / What time is it? Jedan sat. Dva sata. Tri sata. Pet sati. Podne je. Pola pet / šest / osam. Jedan (sat) i deset (minuta). Šest (sati) i dvadeset ( minuta). Deset (minuta) do dvanaest. Sedam (minuta) do jedanaest. What time? When? The common question form
Seasons

Seasons

Seasons The names of seasons are not capitalized in Croatian. proljeće ljeto jesen zima Spring Sentence Examples Spring is a wonderful time of the year. Proljeće je prekrasno doba godine. She was born in the spring of 1968. Ona je rođena u proljeće 1968. Summer Sentence Examples It's very hot here in summer. Ovdje je jako vruće ljeti. In summe
How to Talk About Happiness in Croatian

How to Talk About Happiness in Croatian

Basic words happy - sretan / sretna unhappy – nesretan / nesretna happiness – sreća lucky – sretan / sretna smile – osmijeh / smiješiti se laugh – smijati se fortunately – na sreću unfortunately - nažalost Happy & Happiness Are you happy? Jesi li sretan / sretna? I'm happy. Sretan / sretna sam. He is unhappy. On nije sretan / Nesret
Expressing Gratitude in Croatian

Expressing Gratitude in Croatian

Basic Phrases to Say Thank You in Croatian • To thank someone / Zahvaliti (se) • Thankful / Zahvalan • Thank you. Hvala. • Thanks. Hvala. • Thank you very much. Hvala puno / mnogo. • Thank you hug / Zagrljaj zahvalnosti Expressing Thanks in General • We are very grateful to you. Vrlo sam ti / Vam zahvalni. • I thank you from the bot
Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns

I love demonstrative pronouns in English. They are short, easy to memorise and there is only four of them: this, that, these and those. They are used to replace specific people or things that have been previously mentioned or are understood from the context. A demonstrative pronoun also tells us whether it is replacing something singular or plural
Jeste li za ples?

Jeste li za ples?

Ples je jedna od najstarijih ljudskih izražajnih formi. On povezuje glazbu, povijest, pokret i osjetila. Ples puno govori o načinu na koji doživljavamo jedni druge i o tome kako vidimo sami sebe. Dakle, on je više od površne forme izražavanja koja se očituje kroz različite plesne stilove i kao takav je oduvijek iskušavao granice i mijenjao
Family Relationships

Family Relationships

Members of a family family – obitelj member - član mother / mum – majka / mama father / dad - otac / tata sister – sestra brother – brat cousin – rođak / rođaka nephew – sestrić niece – sestrična grandmother – baka / baba grandfather – djed grandson – unuk granddaughter – unuka aunt – tetka / strina / ujna uncle – tet
Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive Pronouns in English Singular Plural myself ourselves yourself yourselves himself, herself, itself themselves Reflexive Pronouns in Croatian Sebe, se, sebi, si, sobom. Examples I woke up. Probudio / probudila sam se. I looked at myself in the mirror. Pogledao / pogledala sam se u zrcalu. I combed my hair. Počešljao / počešljala sam se.
There is / There are

There is / There are

Što se nalazi u prostoriji? Na zidu se nalazi slika. Pored zida se nalazi kauč. Na kauču se nalazi pet jastuka / jastučića. Pored kauča se nalazi stolić. Na stoliću se nalazi lampa. Ispred kauča se nalazi stol. Na stolu se nalaze dvije vazne i zdjela. Ispod stola se nalazi tepih. Na stropu se nalazi luster. Ima li ? Ima / nema Is there a h
Essential Croatian

Essential Croatian

Survival Phrases Excuse me. Oprosti / oprostite. Please. Molim te / vas. Do you speak Croatian? Govoriš / govorite li hrvatski? Yes / No. Da / Ne. I speak (a little) Croatian. Govorim (malo) hrvatski. I don't understand. Ne razumijem. Can you repeat, please? Možeš / možete li ponoviti, molim te / vas? How do you say it in Croatian? Kako se kaž