How to use the definite article in Croatian

How to use the definite article in Croatian

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Croatian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Croatian lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Croatian definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Croatian definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The English definite article 'the' does not exist in Croatian. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered definite without the need for a specific word to show this.

Examples

stolac
the chair
stvar
the thing
cvijet
the flower
otac
the father
brat
the brother
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Croatian is spoken by 5 million people in Croatia and parts of Herzegovina. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Croatian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Croatian

Learn to get by in Croatian with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Croatian phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Ima mnogo ljudi.
There are many people.
Ima mnogo psa.
There are many dogs.
Ima mnogo turista.
There are many tourists.
Ima mnogo kuće.
There are many houses.
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Step 4 : The definite article in Croatian

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns in English (the book, the chair, the door etc.). Using the nouns knjiga, stolac and vrata (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use each noun with the definite article. This is easy in Croatian, because in Croatian, there is no definite article. So the word knjiga can mean book or the book, the word stolac can mean chair or the chair and the word vrata can mean door or the door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Croatian including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Croatian nouns knjiga, stolac and vrata, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Croatian).

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