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8/9/2010 10:31 AM
 
Here is the Croatian alphabet with sounds from learn-croatian.com. The language is written completely phoneticly so if you can speak and know the alphabet you are completely literate.

the alphabet - abeceda

The Croatian alphabet consists of 30 letters, of which 5 are vowels (a, e, i, o, u) and 25 consonants. Each sound is represented by a single letter as you are able to hear from the recordings. Beside regular latinic letters, Croatian alphabet also has diacritical letters (č, ć, đ, š, ž) and digraphs (dž, lj, nj). Dž is both a diacritical letter and a digraph.


Upper case

Lower case

Example

English translation of the example

A

a

Anarhija

Anarchy

B

b

Brijeg

Hill

C

c

Cesta

Road

Č

č

Čizma

Boot

Ć

ć

Ćup

Jar, pitcher

D

d

Dlan

Palm of the hand

Džep

Pocket

Đ

đ

Đavao

Devil

E

e

Ekran

Screen

F

f

Frula

Flute

G

g

Gušter

Lizard

H

h

Hrast

Oak tree

I

i

Igra

Game

J

j

Jaje

Egg

K

k

Krov

Roof

L

l

Luk

Onion, bow

Lj

lj

Ljubav

Love

M

m

Majka

Mother

N

n

Nož

Knife

Nj

nj

Njuška

Snout

O

o

Obala

Coast

P

p

Plaža

Beach

R

r

Ruka

Arm

S

s

San

Dream

Š

š

Škola

School

T

t

Trešnja

Cherry, cherry tree

U

u

Ugljen

Coal

V

v

Vrata

Door

Z

z

Zrak

Air

Ž

ž

Žlica

Spoon


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