Croatian Language Lessons – January 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 January 2021.

Earthquake special edition

Phrase

“Spasi me!”
Meaning: Save me, rescue me

Word

“potres”
Noun
Definition: earthquake, quake, concussion, shake
Example: Potres je bio 6,2 prema Richteru. ~ The earthquake was 6.2 on the Richter scale.
See more examples of how to use “potres”

Week of January 25

Phrase

“Razumijem (te)”
Meaning: I understand (you)
Usage: To confirm that you have empathy or understand someone

Word

“snow”
Noun
Definition: snijeg
Example: Obožavam snijeg. ~ I adore the snow.
See more examples of how to use “snijeg”

 

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Week of January 18

Phrase

“Pusti si mira; daj si mira”
Meaning: Don’t bother

Word

“iskren”
Adjective
Definition: honest, sincere
Example: On je uvijek iskren. ~ He is always honest.
See more examples of how to use “iskren”

Week of January 11

Phrase

“Ići niz dlaku”
Meaning: Go down the hair
Usage: To flatter or agree to everything without expressing your opinion

Word

“noću”
Adverb
Definition: at night
Example: Noću je vrlo hladno. ~ It is very cold at night.
See more examples of how to use “noću”

 

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Week of January 4

Phrase

“Pogledaj (ovo)!”
Meaning: Take a look (at this)!

Word

“piti”
Verb
Definition: drink
Example: Voliš li piti vino? ~ Do you like to drink wine?
See more examples of how to use “piti”

 

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