Croatian Language Lessons – August 2021

Every Monday, we publish a new Croatian phrase and word of the week on the home page of this site. At the end of every month, we publish a wrap up of all of the phrases and words from that month.

Here is a wrap up of our Croatian Language Lessons from August 2021.

Week of August 30

Phrase

“ne može bolje”
Meaning: as good as it gets
Usage: To say that something can’t be better than it is

Word

“zdrav”
Adjective
Definition: healthy
Example: Grandma is healthy. She will outlive us all. ~ Baka je zdrava. Sve će nas nadživjeti.
See more examples of how to use “zdrav”

Week of August 23

Phrase

“usmena predaja”
Meaning: from mouth to mouth

Word

“saditi”
Verb
Definition: plant, pot
Example: Sadim krumpir/e. ~ I plant potatoes.
Note: Croatians usually use Sadim krumpir (singular) in daily conversation. However, Sadim krumpire (plural) is the grammatically correct translation.
See more examples of how to use “saditi”

 

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Week of August 16

Phrase

“naježiti se”
Meaning: to get chills

Word

“bicikl
Noun
Definition: bike, bicycle
Example: Imam novi bicikl. ~ I have a new bike.
See more examples of how to use “bicikl”

 

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Week of August 9

Phrase

“sve po spisku”
Meaning: all on the list

Word

“lud”
Adjective
Definition: crazy, mad, insane
Example: On je lud. ~ He is crazy.
See more examples of how to use “lud”

 

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Week of August 2

Phrase

“luda kuća”
Meaning: crazy house
Usage: To describe something that is full of mess and chaos

Word

“vježbati”
Verb
Definition: to practice
Example: Vježbam jogu. ~ I practice yoga.
See more examples of how to use “vježbati”

 

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