URBAN DICTIONARY

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BASIC

Nice to meet you – Drago mi je / drah-goh mee yeh
Please – Molim te
/ moh-leem teh
Thank you – Hvala
/ hvah-lah
You’re welcome – Nema na čemu
/ neh-mah nah cheh-muh
Yes – Da / dah
No – Ne
/ neh
Excuse me – Izvinite
/ eez-vee-nee-teh
I’m sorry – Žao mi je
/ zhao mee yeh
Hello – Zdravo
/ zdrah-voh
Goodbye – Doviđenja
/ doh-vee-jeh-nyah
Good morning – Dobro jutro
/ doh-broh yoo-troh
Good evening – Dobro veče
/ doh-broh veh-cheh
Good night – Laku noć
/ lah-kooh noch
How are you – Kako si
/ kah-koh see
Fine, thank you – Dobro, hvala
/ doh-broh, hvah-lah
What is you name
Kako se zoveš / kah-koh seh zoh-vesh
My name is – Zovem se / zoh-vemh seh
Do you speak English
Pričaš li Engleski / prih-chash lee Enh-gleh-ski
I don’t understandNe razumijem / neh rah-zoo-mee-yehm
Help – Pomoć / poh-moch
Where is the toilet – Gdje je WC
/ gdyeh yeh veh-tseh
Exit – Izlaz
/ eez-laz-h
Entrance – Ulaz
/ oo-laz-h
Bus station – Autobuska stanica
/ aooh-toh-bus-kah stah-nee-tsah
I apologize – Izvinjavam se
/ eezh-vee-nyah-vahm seh
Can I have a beer – Daćete mi pivo
/ dah-cheh-teh mee pee-voh
Water – Voda
/ voh-dah
Juice – Sok
/ sokh
How much is this
Koliko košta ovo / koh-lee-koh koh-shtah ovoh
Can you help me – Možete li mi pomoći / moh-zheh-teh lee mee poh-moh-chee
Leave me alone – Pusti me na miru
/ pooh-stee meh nah mee-roo


VERY LOCAL

Master these urban phrases and you will win the hearts of locals in no-time!

Aha / ah-aaaa Yeah, right (sarcastic)
Ako bude stani pani
/ ah-koh buh-deh stah-nee pah-nee If needed
Baljezgaš
/ bah-lyeh-zgashyYou’re talking bullshit
Baš, baš / bash, bashVery much
Bezbeli / beh-zbeh-lee Of course
Blentav
/ blenh-tavh Nuts (person)
Bljutavo
/ blyuh-tah-voh – Tasteless
Bud pošto
/ budh poh-shtoh Very cheap
Čamim
/ cha-mimh Waiting for a long time alone
Đes ba, šta ima
/ jes-bah, shtah eem-ah What’s up
Elem nejse
/ eh-lemh neyh-seh Never mind
Fakat
/ fakh-ath For real
Frajer/Treba
/ frah-yer / treh-bah Handsome guy/girl
Hejbet
/ hey-beth A lot
Jašta ćeš
/ yah-shtah cheshOf course you won’t
Na veresiju / nah veh-reh-see-yooGetting something for free that you promise to pay later
Na vrat-na nos / nah vrath – nah nos Doing something in a rush
Ofrlje
/ oh-frlyeh Roughly
Pašče
/ pah-shcheh Dog
Prnje
/ prh-nyeh Clothes
Sfušeriti
/ sfuh-sherh-ee-tee Carelessly finish something
Sikter
/ seekh-ther Buzz off
Što, šta fali
/ shtoh, shtah fah-lee Why not
Taman
/ tah-mahn Just right
Usplahiren
/ ooz-plah-eeren Nervous
Vazda
/ vah-zdahAlways
Jebiga / yeh-bee-gah – Can be used as an answer to any question

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