How to use demonstrative pronouns in Croatian

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Croatian

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Croatian demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' has different forms in Croatian depending on whether the word to which it belongs is masculine, feminine or neuter. The demonstrative pronoun for masculine words is 'ovaj'. For feminine words, it is 'ova' and for neuter words it is 'ovo'.


ova žena
this woman
ova djevojka
this girl
ovaj stolac
this chair
ovaj kamen
this stone
ova knjiga
this book
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Djevojka je mala.
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Djevojka je lijepa.
The girl is pretty.
Djevojka je pametna.
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The girl is strong.
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Step 6 : Croatian demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns knjiga, stolac and vrata (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Croatian demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Croatian demonstrative pronouns with the nouns knjiga, stolac and vrata and the plural nouns knjige, stolice and vrata you can move on to Step 7 (Croatian adjectives).

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