Useful Croatian Words & Phrases for Visiting Croatia

Useful Croatian Words & Phrases for Visiting Croatia

Do you have an interest in learning Croatian? Or are you interested in visiting Croatia?

This is one of the most up and coming destinations in Europe with so many attractions, from ancient cities to beautiful islands and very friendly people.

We have put together some basic words and phrases perfect if you are going to travel to Croatia or want to grasp the important easy to learn basics.

Learning Croatian will help you interact with local people and make your whole experience easier and more enoyable. So whether you are planning a short break, would like to live and work in Croatia or just want to impress someone Croatian, our guide will help. 

Check out our essential basic Croatian words and phrases for travelers below:

 

Basics

  • Hello - Bok
  • How are you? - Kako ste?
  • Good - Dobro
  • Thank you - Hvala
  • No - Ne 
  • Yes - Da 
  • Please - Molim te
  • I'm Sorry - Ispricavam Se 

 

Conversational

  • What is your name? - Kako se zovete?
  • My name is - Ja se zovem
  • Do you speak English? - Govorite li engleski?

 

Transport & Getting Around

  • Airport? - Zračne 
  • Bus station? - Autobusnog 
  • Train station - Zeljezničkog 
  • How do I get to...? - Kojim putem mogu stići do...? 
  • Where is the train/bus to...? Gdje se nalazi vlak/autobus za...?
  • How much is a ticket to...? - Koliko košta karta za...?
  • Excuse Me - Ispicajte me 
  • What time is it? - Koliko je sati
  • Airport - Zracna luka
  • Taxi - Taksi
  • Train - Vlak

 

Shopping

  • I would like - Želio bih
  • Can you help me? - Možete li mi pomoci?
  • Bill - Racun
  • Where is the toilet? - Gdje se nalazi nužnik?

 

Days of the Week

  • Sunday - Nedjelja
  • Monday - Ponedjeljak
  • Tuesday - Utorak 
  • Wednesday - Srijeda
  • Thursday - Cetvrtak 
  • Friday - Petak 
  • Saturday - Subota 

 

Months

  • January - Siječanj 
  • February - Veljača 
  • March - Ožujak 
  • April - Travanj 
  • May - Svibanj 
  • June - Lipanj 
  • July - Srpanj 
  • August - Kolovoz 
  • September - Rujan 
  • October - Listopad 
  • November - Studeni 
  • December - Prosinac 

 

Numbers

  • 0 - nula
  • 1 - jedan
  • 2 - dva
  • 3 - tri
  • 4 - cetiri
  • 5 - pet
  • 6 - šest
  • 7 - sedam
  • 8 - osam
  • 9 - devet
  • 10 - deset
  • 20 - dvadeset
  • 30 - trideset
  • 40 - cetrdeset
  • 50 - pedest
  • 60 - šezdeset
  • 70 - sedamdeset
  • 80 - osamdeset
  • 90 - devetdeset
  • 100 - sto

 

Emergencies

  • I'm lost - Izgubio
  • Help! - Upomoć! 
  • Police! - Policija!
  • I need a doctor - Treba mi doktor

 

Plan a Trip to Croatia

If you are keen to learn more then you might want to book a Croatian language course in Croatia.

These pages will also help if you want to travel, work or study in Croatia: