Croatian Phrases

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Croatian Phrases

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English Croatian Phrases
GreetingPozdravljanje
Hi!Zdravo!
Good morning!Dobro jutro!
Good afternoon!Dobar dan!
Good evening!Dobra večer!
Welcome! (to greet someone)Dobrodošli!
Hello my friend!Pozdrav, prijatelju! (m)
How are you? (friendly)Kako si?
How are you? (polite)Kako ste?
I'm fine, thank you!Dobro sam, hvala!
And you? (friendly)A ti?
And you? (polite)A Vi?
GoodDobro
Not so goodNe najbolje
Long time no seeNismo se dugo vidjeli
I missed youNedostajao si mi (m.)
What's new?Što ima novog?
Nothing newNišta
Thank you (very much)!(Puno) hvala! (
You're welcome! (for "thank you")Nema na čemu!
My pleasureBilo mi je zadovoljstvo
Come in! (or: enter!)Uđi! (friendly)
Make yourself at home!Osjećaj se kao kod kuće!
Farewell ExpressionsPozdravi na rastanku
Have a nice day!Ugodan ostatak dana!
Good night!Laku noć!
Good night and sweet dreams!Laku noć i dobro sanjaj!
See you later!Vidimo se kasnije!
See you soon!Vidimo se uskoro!
See you tomorrow!Vidimo se sutra!
Good bye!Doviđenja!
Have a good trip!Sretan put!
I have to goMoram ići
I will be right back!Odmah se vraćam!
Holidays and WishesPoželjeti nekome nešto
Good luck!Sretno!
Happy birthday!Sretan rođendan!
Happy new year!Sretna Nova godina!
Merry Christmas!Sretan Božić!
Happy Easter!Sretan Uskrs!
Happy St. Valentine's DaySretno Valentinovo!
Congratulations!Čestitke!
Enjoy! (or: bon appetit)Dobar tek!
Bless you (when sneezing)Nazdravlje!
Best wishes!Najbolje želje!
Cheers! (or: to your health)Živjeli!
Accept my best wishesPrimi moje iskrene čestitke
How to Introduce YourselfKako se predstaviti nekome
What's your name?Kako se zoveš?
My name is (John Doe)Zovem se (John Doe)
Nice to meet you!Drago mi je! (at shaking hands)
Where are you from?Odakle si? (friendly)
I'm from (the U.S/ Croatia)Iz Amerike/Hrvatske
I'm (American/ Croatian)Ja sam Amerikanac/Hrvat (m).
Where do you live?Gdje živiš?
I live in (the U.S/ Croatia)Živim u Americi/Hrvatskoj
Do you like it here?Sviđa li ti se ovdje?
Croatia is a beautiful countryHrvatska je lijepa zemlja
What do you do for a living?Čime se baviš?
I'm a (teacher/ student/ engineer)Ja sam učitelj/student/inženjer
Do you speak (English/ Croatian)?Govoriš li engleski/hrvatski?
Just a littlePomalo
I like CroatianSviđa mi se hrvatski.
I'm trying to learn CroatianPokušavam naučiti hrvatski.
It's a hard languageTo je težak jezik.
It's an easy languageTo je lagan jezik.
Oh! That's good!O, to je dobro!
Can I practice with you?Mogu li vježbati s tobom?
I will try my best to learnPotrudit ću se da naučim.
How old are you?Koliko imaš godina?
I'm (twenty one, thirty two) years oldImam (dvadeset jednu, trideset dvije) godine
It was nice talking to you!Bilo je lijepo razgovarati s tobom!
It was nice meeting you!Bilo je lijepo sresti te!
Mr.../ Mrs. .../ Miss...G. Gdja. Gdjica
This is my wifeOvo je moja supruga
This is my husbandOvo je moj suprug
Say hi to Thomas for mePozdravi Thomasa od mene
Romance and Love PhrasesRomantika
Are you free tomorrow evening?Jesi li slobodna sutra navečer? f.
I would like to invite you to dinnerŽelio bih te pozvati na večeru (m.)
You look beautiful! (to a woman)Lijepo izgledaš!
You have a beautiful nameImaš lijepo ime
Can you tell me more about you?Reci mi nešto više o sebi!
Are you married?Jesi li udata? (to a woman)
I'm singleNeudata sam. (f.)
I'm marriedUdata sam (f.)
Can I have your phone number?Možeš li mi dati svoj broj telefona?
Can I have your email?Možeš li mi dati svoj e-mail?
Do you have any pictures of you?Imaš li koju svoju fotografiju?
Do you have children?Imaš li djece?
Would you like to go for a walk?Želiš li se prošetati?
I like youSviđaš mi se
I love youVolim te
You're very special!Vrlo si posebna! (to a woman)
You're very kind!Vrlo si ljubezan! (to a man)
I'm very happyJako sam sretna (f.) Jako sam sretan (m.)
Would you marry me?Hoćeš li se udati za mene? (to a woman)
I'm just kiddingSamo se šalim
I'm seriousOzbiljan sam (to a woman)
My heart speaks the language of loveSrce mi govori jezikom ljubavi
Solving a MisunderstandingRazrješavanje nesporazuma
Sorry! (or: I beg your pardon!)Oprosti! (friendly)
Sorry (for a mistake)Žao mi je!
No problem!Nema problema!
Can you repeat please?Molim te možeš li ponoviti?
Can you speak slowly?Možeš li govoriti sporije?
Can you write it down?Možeš li to napisati?
Did you understand what I said?Jesi li razumio što sam rekao? (man to a woman)
I don't understand!Ne razumijem!
I don't know!Ne znam!
What's that called in Croatian?Kako se to kaže na hrvatskom?
What does that word mean in English?Što ova riječ znači na hrvatskom
How do you say "thanks" in Croatian?Kako se na hrvatskom kaže "hvala"?
What is this?Što je to?
My Croatian is badMoj hrvatski je loš
Don't worry!Ne brini!
I agree with youSlažem se s toom
Is that right?Je li to ispravno?
Is that wrong?Je li to pogrešno?
What should I say?Kako bih trebao reći (m.)
I just need to practiceTrebam samo vježbati
Your Croatian is goodTvoj hrvatski je dobar
I have an accentOsjeća se moj strani naglasak
You don't have an accentNe osjeća ti se strani naglasak
Asking for DirectionsTraženje pomoći i puta
Excuse me! (before asking someone)Ispričavam se!
I'm lostIzgubio sam se (m.)
Can you help me?Možete li mi pomoći?
Can I help you?Mogu li Vam pomoći?
I'm not from hereNisam odavde
How can I get to (this place, this city)? Kako bih došao do (tog mjesta, tog grada)? (m.)
Go straightIdite ravno
ThenTada
Turn leftskrenite lijevo
Turn rightskrenite desno
Can you show me?Možete li mi pokazati?
I can show you!Ja vam mogu pokazati.
Come with me!Pođite samnom!
How long does it take to get there?Koliko treba do tamo!
Downtown (city center)Središte grada
Historic center (old city)Povijesni dio grada (stari grad)
It's near hereBlizu je
It's far from hereDaleko je odavde
Is it within walking distance?Mogu li pješice do tamo?
I'm looking for Mr. SmithTražim g. Smitha
One moment please!Trenutak molim!
Hold on please! (when on the phone)Ostanite na liniji molim!
He is not hereOn nij ovdje
AirportZračna luka
Bus stationAutobusna postaja
Train stationKolodvor
TaxiTaksi
NearBlizu
FarDaleko
Emergency Survival PhrasesIzrazi u nuždi i za preživljavanje
Help!Upomoć!
Stop!Stanite!
Fire!Vatra!
Thief!Lopovi!
Run!Trčite!
Watch out! (or: be alert!)Oprez!
Call the police!Pozovite policiju!
Call a doctor!Pozovite liječnika!
Call the ambulance!Pozovite hitnu pomoć!
Are you okay?Jeste li dobro?
I feel sickLoše se osjećam
I need a doctorTrebam liječnika
AccidentNezgoda
Food poisoningTrovanje hranom
Where is the closest pharmacy?Gdje je najbliža ljekarna
It hurts hereOvdje me boli
It's urgent!Hitno je!
Calm down!Smirite se!
You will be okay!Sve će biti u redu!
Can you help me?Možete li mi pomoći?
Can I help you?Mogu li Vam pomoći?
Hotel Restaurant Travel PhrasesIzrazi za hotele, restorane i putovanja
I have a reservation (for a room)Imam rezervaciju.
Do you have rooms available?Imate li slobodnih soba
With shower / With bathrooms tušem/s kupaonicom
I would like a non-smoking roomMolim sobu za nepušače
What is the charge per night?Kolika je cijena noćenja?
I'm here on business /on vacationOvdje sam poslovno/na odmoru
DirtyPrljavo
CleanČisto
Do you accept credit cards?Primate li kreditne kartice?
I'd like to rent a carŽelio bih unajmiti automobil
How much will it cost?Koliko će to koštati?
A table for (one / two) please!Stol za jednu osobu (dvije osobe) molim!
Is this seat taken?Je li ovo mjesto zauzeto?
I'm vegetarianJa sam vegetarijanac (m)
I don't eat porkNe jedem svinjetinu
I don't drink alcoholNe pijem alkohol
What's the name of this dish?Kako se zove ovo jelo?
Waiter / waitress!Konobar /konobarica
Can we have the check please?Možemo li dobiti račun molim!
It is very delicious!Vrlo je ukusno
I don't like itNe sviđa mi se
Shopping ExpressionsIzrazi kod kupnje
How much is this?Koliko košta ovo?
I'm just lookingSamo razgledavam
I don't have changeNemam sitnoga
This is too expensivePreskupo je
ExpensiveSkupo
CheapJeftino
Daily ExpressionsRazličiti izrazi
What time is it?Koliko je sati?
It's 3 o'clock3 su sata.
Give me this!Daj mi to! (friendly)
Are you sure?Jesi li siguran? (friendly masculine); Jesi li sigurna? (friendly feminine)
Take this! (when giving something)Uzmi ovo! (friendly)
It's freezing (weather)
It's cold (weather)Hladno je.
It's hot (weather)Vruće je.
Do you like it?Sviđa li ti se? (friendly)
I really like it!Stvarno mi se sviđa!
I'm hungryGladan sam (masculine); Gladna sam (feminine)
I'm thirstyŽedan sam (masculine); Žedna sam (feminine)
He is funnyZabavan je.
In The Morningujutro
In the eveninguvečer
At Nightnoću
Hurry up!Požuri! (friendly)
Cuss Words (polite)
This is nonsense! (or: this is craziness)To je besmisleno!
My God! (to show amazement)Bože!
Oh gosh! (when making a mistake)Joj!
It sucks! (or: this is not good)Ne valja!
What's wrong with you?Što ti je? (friendly)
Are you crazy?Jesi li ti lud!? (friendly masc.) Jesi li ti luda!? (friendly fem.)
Get lost! (or: go away!)Gubi se!
Leave me alone!Ostavi me na miru!
I'm not interested!Ne zanima me!
Writing a Letter
Dear JohnDragi John
My trip was very niceMoje putovanje bilo je jako ugodno.
The culture and people were very interestingKultura i ljudi su bili vrlo zanimljivi.
I had a good time with youBilo mi je jako ugodno s tobom.
I would love to visit your country againVoljela bih ponovo posjetiti tvoju zemlju. (f.) Volio bih ponovo posjetiti tvoju zemlju. (m.)
Don't forget to write me back from time to timeNemoj zaboraviti javiti se s vremena na vrijeme.
Short Expressions and wordsKratki izrazi i riječi
Gooddobro
Badloše
So-so (or: not bad not good)tako tako
Bigveliko
Smallmalo
Todaydanas
Nowsada
Tomorrowsutra
Yesterdayjučer
Yesda
None
Fastbrzo
Slowpolako
Hotvruće
Coldhladno
Thisovo
Thatono
Hereovdje
Thereondje
Me (ie. Who did this? - Me)ja
Youti
Himon
Herona
Usmi
Themoni
Really?Stvarno?
Look!Pogledaj? (friendly)
What?Što?
Where?Gdje?
Who?Tko?
How?Kako?
When?Kada?
Why?Zašto?
Zeronula
Onejedan
Twodva
Threetri
Fourčetiri
Fivepet
Sixšest
Sevensedam
Eightosam
Ninedevet
Tendeset

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