Croatian Croatia

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) Used as a greeting and a farewell.

"Bok! Kako si?"

"Hi! How are you?"

vrag odnija prišu*

* the devil took the hurry

Croatian | Dalmatian Croatia

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

An idiom used when wanting to say "what's the hurry?"

"Ići ćemo ali ne još. Vrag odnija prišu!"

"We are going to leave, but just not yet. The devil took the hurry!"


Croatian | Dalmatian Split, Croatia

Interjection USED Frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) A mild swear word that on occasions replaces "Oh God".

"Asti Gospe!"

"Asti Holy Mary!"


Croatian Zagreb, Croatia

Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

(n.) A feeling of uneasiness and sadness, mostly used when explaining a mood or a situation.

Note: It can also be used as an adjective and a verb.

"Bed me je to pitati."

"I'm uncomfortable asking it."

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Croatian Croatia

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) Used when expressing wonder or disbelief.

"Ajme, ne mogu vjerovati!" "Ajme, i što ćeš sada učiniti?"

"Oh my God, I cannot believe it!" "Oh my God, and what are you going to do now?"

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kaj ima?*

* What is there?

Croatian Zagreb, Croatia

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

An informal way to greet friends.

"Di si care, kaj ima?"

"Hey man, what's up?"

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* wow

Croatian Croatia

Interjection USED On Occasion BY Young people

(interj.) Used in moments of surprise or introducing a twist in an interaction or a situation.

"Opa, vidi sad ti to!"

"Wow, look at this now!"

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* to become wooden

Croatian Croatia

Slang USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Said about a person who got so drunk that they lose all sense of self/pass out. To be out cold.

"Pogledaj ga na podu, totalno je odrvenio."

"Look at him on the floor, he's become wooden."

Confirmed by 3 people