Croatian language resources – Language Links Database

Croatian – is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian used by Croats, principally in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Serbian province of Vojvodina and other neighboring countries. It is the official and literary standard of Croatia and one of the official languages of the European Union. Croatian is also one of the official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighboring countries. 

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Native speakers: 5.5 million (2001–2004)

Official language in: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia (in Vojvodina), European Union

Croatian Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - Grammar And Phrasebook
  • ILanguages - This site is designed to teach you and help you learn Croatian for free through vocabularyphrasesgrammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • Learn101 - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists.”
  • MyLanguages - Check our courses about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, excercises… to help you with your Croatian grammar
  • - Useful words and phrases from the Croatian language in Audio form. Also a language guide (booket)
  • - Croatian I Tutorial: Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar

Digitized Grammar Books

  • A Handbook of Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian, 96 pages, pdf

Croatian Vocabulary

  • Wiktionary - a 207 Words Frequency List
  • - Croatian Vocabulary Trainer
  • “This page contains a table including the following: Croatian phrases, expressions and words in Croatian, conversation and idioms, Croatian greetings, and survival phrases. It also helps if you simply want to know what to say when chatting in Croatian!
    Most of the sentences below are used for everyday life conversations, so they might come handy if you memorize them.”
  • - A List of Vocabulary
  • - Thematic vocabulary (on the left)
  • - Thousands of Flashcards
  • - Thousands of Flashcards
  • MasterAnyLanguage - Flashcards for learners of all levels
  • SurfaceLanguages - Learn phrases in the Croatian language by selecting the phrases that you want to learn from the list on the right. These cover a wide variety of  topics.
  • - Language Learning Games
  • - Basic words and useful phrases you will need for your trip

Croatian Reading Materials

Croatian Dictionaries


Croatian Listening and Video Resources


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