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Pronouncation of Croatian letters

a - like a in sofa
e - like e in met
c (hard) - like Ch in Chain
C (soft) - like cheese
dž (hard) - like J in Jack
Đ or d (soft) - like g in gignger
h - like h in ham
i - like ee in feet
j - like y in yacht
lj - like l in lure
nj - like Spanish n
o - like o in dog
r - like in trilled
š - like sh in sheep
u - like oo in boot
ž - like s in measure


All other Croatian letters are pronounced as in English.
There is no letters; q, w, x or y in the Croatian alphabet.


Basics

Yes - Da
No - Ne
Hello - Zdravo
Goodbye - Dovidenja
Good morning - Dobro jutro
Good day - Dobar dan
Good evening - Dobra vecer
Good night - Laku noc
Please - Molim
Thank you - Hvala
You're welcome - Nema na cemu
Excuse me - Oprostite
Sorry - Pardon
My name is - Zovem se
What is your name? - Vaše ime?
Pleased to meet you. - Drago mi je.
Do you speak English? - Govorite li engleski?
I do not speak Croatian. - Ne govorim hrvatski.
I understand./I do not understand. - Razumijem./Ne razumijem.
Where is the? - Gdje je?


Numbers

zero - nula
one - jedan
two - dva
three - tri
four - cetiri
five - pet
six - šest
seven - sedam
eight - osam
nine - devet
ten - deset
eleven - jedanaest
twelve - dvanaest
thirteen - trinaest
fourteen - cetrnaest
fifteen - petnaest
sixteen - šestnaest
seventeen - sedamnaest
eighteen - osamnaest
nineteen - devetnaest
twenty - dvadeset
twenty-one - dvadesetjedan
twenty-two - dvadesetdva
thirty - trideset
forty - cetrdeset
fifty - pedeset
sixty - šezdeset
seventy - sedamdeset
eighty - osamdeset
ninety - devedeset
one hundred - sto
one thousand - tisuca
one million - milijun


Day / Month

Monday - ponedjeljak
Tuesday - utorak
Wednesday - srijeda
Thursday - cetvrtak
Friday - petak
Saturday - subota
Sunday - nedjelja
January - sijecanj
February - veljaca
March - ozujak
April - travanj
May - svibanj
June - lipanj
July - srpanj
August - kolovoz
September - rujan
October - listopad
November - studeni
December - prosinac


Time

What time is it? - Koliko je sati?
It is’ 9 o'clock - Sada je devet sati.
’ half past four  - cetiri i trideset
’ a quarter past seven - sedam i petnaest
’ a quarter to one - petnaest do jedan
’ 20 minutes past five - pet i dvadeset
noon - podne
midnight - ponoc
today - danas
tomorrow - sutra
yesterday - jucer
hour - sat
day - dan
week - tjedan
weekend - vikend
month - mjesec
year - godina


On Arrival


Immigration - Pasoška kontrola
Customs - Carinska kontrola
Do you have anything to
declare? - Imate li nes to za cariniti?
No, I am a tourist. - Ne, ja sam turist.
Where is the bus stop? - Gdje stoji autobus?
Where is the bus station? - Gdje je autobusna stanica?
Where is the train station? - Gdje je zeljenicka stanica?
Where can I get a taxi? - Gdje je taxi stanica?


Useful Travel Words


entrance - ulaz
exit - izlaz
open - otvoreno
closed - zatvoreno
information - informacije
money - novac
bank - banka
bureau de change - mjenjacnica
exchange rate - tecaj
I would like to change 100/$100, please. - Molim promjenite mi sto funti/dolara.
post - office pošta
letter - pismo
postcard - razglednica


About Town & Shopping


How much does this cost? - Koliko košta?
Where is the market? - Gdje je tržnica?
fruit - voce
apples - jabuke
grapes - grožde
A kilo of grapes, please. - Molim kilu grožda.
figs - smokve
peaches - breskve
watermelon - lubenica
Half a watermelon, please. - Pola lubenice, molim.
Excuse me, where is Gunduliceva Street? - Oprostite, gdje je
Gunduliceva ulica?
Where is the supermarket? - Gdje je supermarket?
Where is the department store? - Gdje je robna kuca?
square - trg
cathedral - katedrala
church - crkva
monument - spomenik
museum - muzej
gallery - galerija
park - park
street - ulica
road - cesta


Eating and restaurants


dish - jelo
bread - kruh
soup - juha
meat - meso
beef - govedina
pork - svinjetina
lamb - janjetina
fish - riba
cod - bakalar
carp - šaran
salmon - losos
trout - pastrva
lobster - jastog
squid - lignje
chicken - pilece meso
potato - krumpir
beans - grah
French - beans mahune
peas - grašak
cabbage - kupus
mushrooms - šampinjoni
onion - luk
garlic - cešnjak
tomato - rajcica/paradajz
cucumber - krastavac
(green) salad - (zelena) salata
pasta - tjestenina
rice - riza
cake - kolac
fruit salad - vocna salata
ice cream vanilla’chocolate - sladoled od vanilije, cokoladni
What would you like to drink? - što želite popiti?
Wine/water/a beer, please. - Vino/vodu/pivo, molim.
white wine/red wine - bijelo vino/crno vino
fruit juice - vocni sok
salt - sol
pepper - papar
oil - ulje
olive oil - maslinovo ulje
vinegar - ocat
sandwich - sendvic sa sirom
cheese sandwich - sendvic sa sirom
ham sandwich - sendvic sa šunkom
dinner - vecera
restaurant - restoran
breakfast - dorucak
tea’ with milk/with lemon - caj s mlijekom/s limunom
black coffee/white coffee - crna kava/bijela kava
milk - mlijeko
cream for coffee - vrhnje za kavu
sugar - šecer
bread roll - pecivo
butter - maslac
jam - pekmez
honey - med
eggs - jaje
lunch - rucak
May I have the menu please? - Molim vas jelovnik.
Have you got anything for vegetarians? - Imate li nes to za vegetarijance?
Can I have the bill please? - Molim Vas racun.


Going Out


coffee house - kavana
cafe - kafic
beer cellar - pivnica
alcoholic drinks - alkoholna pica
brandy - rakija
plum brandy - šljivovica
herb brandy - travarica
liqueur - liker
rum - rum
cognac - konjak
entertainment - zabava
night club nocni klub - (/bar)
concert - koncert
cinema - kino
movie - film
theatre - kazalište
film festival - filmski festival
What is playing at the cinema/theatre? što igra u kinu/kazalištu?
How much is entrance? - Koliko je ulaznica?
How much is one ticket? - Koliko je karta?
Where can I buy tickets? - Gdje se mogu kupiti karte?
Is there an Internet cafe ? - Ima li ovdje Internet cafe ?
I am lost, can you help me? - Izgubio sam se, molim vas za pomoc.
Where is the Hotel? - Gdje se nalazi Hotel?
Go straight ahead and then take the second on the right. - Idete ravno i druga ulica na desno.
Which bus goes to hotel? - Koji broj autobusa vozi do hotela?


Travelling Around


When does the train to Zagreb leave? - U koliko sati polazi vlak za Zagreb?
From which platform? - Sa kojeg perona?
Where can I buy a ticket for the train? - Gdje se moze kupiti karta za vlak?
How much is a single ticket to Split? - Koliko stoji karta do Splita?
Return ticket - povratna karta
Ticket office - blagajna
Arrivals - dolazak
Departures - odlazak
How long is the journey to Pula? - Koliko traje putovanje do Pule?
When does the train arrive in Trogir? - Kada dolazimo u Trogir?
Excuse me, is this seat free? - Da li je ovo mjesto slobodno?
Smoking - za pušace
non-smoking - za nepušace
first class - prvi razred
second class - drugi razred
Where is the toilet? - Gdje je zahod?
Is Split the next stop? - Da li je Split slijedeca stanica?
stamp - poštanska marka
A stamp for USA, please. Molim jednu poštansku marku za USA.
tourist office - turisticki ured
accommodation - smještaj
transport - saobracaj
bus - autobus
train - vlak
doctor - doktor
hospital - bolnica
I have a pain here. - Boli me ovdje.
I have a headache. - Boli me glava.
headache pills - tablete za glavobolju
pharmacy - apoteka/ljekarna
dentist - zubar


At the Hotel


hotel - hotel
I have a room reserved in the name of’ - Imam rezervaciju za’
Do you have any vacancies? - Imate li slobodnih soba?
I would like a single room - Trebao(/la) bih jednokrevetnu sobu
I would like a double room - Trebao(/la) bih dvokrevetnu sobu
Ill take the room for one night. - Uzet cu sobu na jednu noc.
How much is the room per night? - Koliko košta soba za jednu noc?
How much is the room per person? - Koliko košta soba po osobi?
Is breakfast included? - Da li je dorucak ukljucen?
What time is breakfast? - U koliko sati je dorucak?
Does this hotel have air conditioning? - Da li je hotel klimatiziran?
lift - lift
floor - kat
balcony - balkon
sea view - pogled na more
shower - tuš
bar - bar
pool - bazen
sun deck - suncalište
beach - plaza
How far is the beach? - Kako je daleko plaza?
It is 5 minutes walk. - Pet minuta hoda.
Is the beach sandy or rocky? - Da li je plaza pješcana ili šljunkovita?
How far away is the town centre? - Kako je daleko centar grada?
It is 10 minutes walk. - Deset minuta hoda.
I would like to pay my bill. - Zelio bih platiti racun.
Can I pay by credit card? - Mogu li platiti sa kreditnom karticom?
Do you accept Visa or Mastercard? - Primate li Visa ili Mastercard karticu?


Small talk


Where are you going? - Kamo putujete?
To Hvar. - U Hvar.
Are you on holiday or on business? - Da li idete na odmor ili poslovno?
I am on business/holiday. - Idem poslovno/na odmor.
How long are you staying? - Koliko ce te dugo ostati?
Two weeks. - Dva tjedna.


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