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 September 2020.
Week of September 28
Meaning: No way
Definition: bring, get, carry
Example: Donesi mi knjigu. ~ Bring me the book.
See more examples of how to use “donijeti”
Week of September 21
Meaning: Let’s take care of ourselves
Usage: Shortened to mean “take care”
Definition: wild, barbarous, savage
Example: Danas sam vidjela divlju mentu na Cetini. ~ Today I saw wild mint on the Cetina.
See more examples of how to use “divlja”
Week of September 14
“Ne trebam vrećicu.”
Meaning: I do not need a bag.
Usage: This is a polite way to turn down a bag you don’t need when shopping.
Definition: to reserve, book
Example: Rezervirala sam stol u 20:00. ~ I reserved a table at 8pm.
See more examples of how to use “rezervirati”
Week of September 7
Definition: usually, typically, commonly
Example: Obično pijem bijelu kavu. ~ Usually I drink white coffee.
See more examples of how to use “obično”
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