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Basic terms and phrases in Montenegrin

da yes
ne no
veliko large
malo small
kada? when?
gde? where?
zašto? why?
koliko? how much?


dobar dan hello/good day
ćao! hi!/bye!
gdje si? How’s it going? (literally: “where are you?”)
kako ste? how are you? (polite)
kako si? how are you? (informal)
dobro, hvala fine, thanks


sobe rooms
apartman an apartment
privatnu sobu a private room
francuskim ležajem a double bed
tušem/kadom a shower/bath
pogledom na more a sea view
mogu li pogledati can I see the room?
sobu?
imate li nešto do you have anything
jeftinije? cheaper?
noćenje i doručak bed and breakfast
pun pansion/ full board/half-board
polupansion
imam rezervaciju I have a reservation
mogu li rezervisati can I book a room?
sobu?
slavina/svijetlo/ the tap/light/
telefon/televizor/ telephone/TV/
klima/ključ ne radi air conditioning/key
doesn’t work
gdje je najbliži where’s the nearest
autokamp? campsite?
autokamp campsite
šator tent
prikolica caravan
vreća za spavanje sleeping bag

 

aerodrom airport
amam Turkish bath
ambasada embassy
apoteka pharmacy
autobuska stanica bus station
bazen swimming pool
benzinska stanica petrol station/
gas station
bioskop cinema
bolnica hospital
brdo hill
bulevar boulevard
bunar well
centar centre
crkva church
dvor palace, court
dvorac castle
dvorište courtyard
džamija mosque
gaj grove
galerija gallery
garderoba left-luggage office
grad town
gradska kuća town hall
groblje graveyard
Jadransko more Adriatic Sea
jezero lake
kafana inn or tavern
kafić café
kaštel castle, fortress
katun shepherd’s

 

čaša glass
doručak breakfast
hrana food
gotova jela main dishes
jelovnik menu
kašika spoon
konoba inn, tavern, folksy
restaurant
kuvano boiled
na ražnju spit-roasted
na roštilju/na žaru grilled
nazdravje! cheers!
nož knife
pečeno/u pećnici baked
pekara bakery
pladanj platter
pohovani fried in breadcrumbs
poslastičarna patisserie
prijatno! bon appetit!
prženo fried
račun bill
restoran restaurant
ručak lunch
savardak alpine lodge-style restaurant
šoljica cup
tanjir plate
večera dinner
viljuška fork
živjeli! cheers!

 

 

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The Alphabet

Montenegrin language has 30 letters: 5 vowels and 25 consonants.

In Montenegrin phonetic every letter is pronounced in the way that it is written

  • A a
  • B b
  • V v
  • G g
  • D d
  • Dj dj
  • E e
  • Ž ž
  • Z z
  • I i
  • J j
  • K k
  • L l
  • Lj lj
  • M m
  • N n
  • Nj nj
  • O o
  • P p
  • R r
  • S s
  • T t
  • Ć ć
  • U u
  • F f
  • H h
  • C c
  • Č č
  • Dz dz
  • Š š
  • A a
  • Б б
  • В в
  • Г г
  • Д д
  • Ђ ђ
  • Е е
  • Ж ж
  • З з
  • И и
  • Ј ј
  • К к
  • Л л
  • Љ љ
  • М м
  • Н н
  • Њ њ
  • О о
  • П п
  • Р р
  • С с
  • Т т
  • Ћ ћ
  • У у
  • Ф ф
  • Х х
  • Ц ц
  • Ч ч
  • Џ џ
  • Ш ш
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