Serbian Dictionary

Serbian dictionary (for beginners)

In Serbian language, every written letter is pronounnced. You should remember this useful rule. It will help you to read name of street signs in the city, communicate with domestic people, and read the following dictionary of the most common and the most necessary words and phrases in Serbian. The pronunciation of particular letters is very close to that in German. The letters which are not common in other languages are “Š” (pronounced “sh”), “Č” (“ch”), “Đ” (like French “j”), witch is often written as “dj” as well.


Serbian language

How to say…

YES/NO – DA/NE

NO PROBLEM – NEMA PROBLEMA

EXCUSE ME – IZVINITE

PLEASE/THANK YOU  – MOLIM VAS / HVALA

GOOD MORNING  – DOBRO JUTRO

GOOD EVENINIG – DOBRO VEČE

HOW ARE YOU? – KAKO SI?

GOOD, FINE – DOBRO

CHEERS! – ŽIVELI!  🙂 

HAVE A GOOD APPETITE! – PRIJATNO!

WHAT TIME IS IT? – KOLIKO JE SATI?

HOW MUCH IS THIS? –  KOLIKO KOŠTA?

WHERE/WHEN/HOW – GDE/KADA/KAKO

YESTERDAY/TODAY/TOMORROW – JUČE / DANAS / SUTRA

HOW LONG/HOW FAR – KOLIKO DUGO / KOLIKO DALEKO

DAY/WEEK/MONTH/YEAR – DAN / NEDELJA / MESEC / GODINA

OLD/NEW – STARO / NOVO

OPEN/CLOSED – OTVORENO / ZATVORENO

EXPENSIVE/CHEEP – SKUPO / JEFTINO

GOOD/BAD – DOBRO / LOŠE

LEFT/RIGHT/STRAIGHT ON – LEVO / DESNO / PRAVO

BIG/SMALL – VELIKO / MALO

HOT/COLD – TOPLO / HLADNO

STREET – ULICA

I DON’T UNDERSTAND – NE RAZUMEM

HELP! – UPOMOĆ!

WAITER/WAITRESS – KONOBAR/KONOBARICA

MONDAY – PONEDELJAK

TUESDAY – UTORAK

WEDNESDAY – SREDA

THURSDAY – ČETVRTAK

FRIDAY – PETAK

SATURDAY – SUBOTA

SUNDAY – NEDELJA

 

serbian dictionary
Photo by Aleksandra Kostić

 

Comments

Leave a Reply