Croatian Language Lessons – May 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 May 2021.

Week of May 31

Phrase

“svijet je poludio”
Meaning: the world has gone mad

Word

“bolestan”
Adjective
Definition: sick, ill
Example: Samir je bolestan. Previše ćevapa. ~ Samir is ill. Too much ćevapi.
See more examples of how to use “bolestan”

 

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Week of May 24

Phrase

“Dosadno mi je”
Meaning: I am bored

Word

“istodobno”
Adverb
Definition: simultaneously, at the same time
Example: Došle smo istodobno. ~ We came at the same time.
See more examples of how to use “istodobno”

 

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Week of May 17

Phrase

“Nisam htjela/htio”
Meaning: I did not mean to
Usage: If you are female use Nisam htjela. If you are male use Nisam htio.

Word

“svakako”
Adverb
Definition: definitely, certainly, surely
Example: Svakako ću kupiti novu haljinu. ~ I will definitely buy a new dress.
See more examples of how to use “svakako”

 

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Week of May 10

Phrase

“Nije moguće”
Meaning: It is not possible

Word

“zatvoren”
Adjective
Definition: closed
Example: Moj omiljeni restoran je zatvoren. ~ My favorite restaurant is closed.
See more examples of how to use “zatvoren”

 

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Week of May 3

Phrase

“Nedostaješ mi”
Meaning: I miss you

Word

“strast”
Noun
Definition: passion
Example: Imam strast za baletom. ~ I have a passion for ballet.
See more examples of how to use “strast”

 

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