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Brijanje: Croatia’s Strangest Word

Languages are like living things. They evolve and prosper, changing as the ages go. Croatian is no different, with one...
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Say it in Croatian: on first attempts and kittens

A nation’s idioms can tell a lot about their culture and mindset. Let’s explore the world of Croatian sayings, their...
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Learn the meanings behind Croatian months

A number of languages base their month names off of the Roman calendar system, including English, Italian and Spanish. Croatian,...
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Croatian words and phrases for vegetarians and vegans

Recently we brought you The vegetarian’s guide to Eating in Croatia, a bit of a survival guide, as Croats do...
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Useful Croatian phrases – at the cafe

We talk about coffee a lot around these parts. And with good reason – coffee has a significant role in...
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Useful Croatian phrases – buying tickets

Thanks to English language television shows, music, and years of English classes, most people in Croatia speak at least a...
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Five unexpectedly helpful Croatian phrases

If you’re anything like me, you scrutinize the little glossary of “useful” words and phrases provided at the back of...