Croatia is a beautiful country and worth visiting in your lifetime. However, anytime you travel to a foreign country it’s good to learn a few basic words in order to get around. Below we have several of the more common terms you should learn including how to cheers when grabbing a beer.
Cheers in Croatian
Živjeli – It’s very common that any new place you go to in Croatia will be met with a shot of Rakija. This is the countries drink of choice and used in every social gathering. Živjeli is pronounced “ji vo li” with the meaning of of just that (cheers). The locals are always welcoming to foreigners so be prepared to offer several cheers throughout your trip. They are also big coffee drinkers and will have a glass anytime of the day.
Other common Croatian terms you should know:
“Hvala” – Meaning “thank you”
“Molim” – Meaning “please”
“Ja Sam” – Meaning “my name is”
“Drago Mi Je” – Meaning “nice to meet you”
“Kafu Molim” – Meaning “coffee please”