Bosnian Grammar

The Bosnian grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Bosnian and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: i  Audio Under: ispod  Audio
Before: prije  Audio After: nakon  Audio
Inside: unutra  Audio Outside: izvan  Audio
With: sa  Audio But: ali  Audio
For: za  Audio From: iz  Audio
To: na  Audio In: u  Audio

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Questions and Adverbs

To ask questions, use the following:

What?: što?  Audio Who?: tko?  Audio
How?: kako?  Audio Why?: zašto?  Audio
Where?: gdje?  Audio

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: nikad  Audio Rarely: rijetko  Audio
Sometimes: ponekad  Audio Usually: obično  Audio
Always: uvijek  Audio Very: vrlo  Audio

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Most commonly used pronouns in Bosnian:

I: ja  Audio You: ti (+ vi: as 2. person pl.)  Audio
He: on  Audio She: ona  Audio
We: mi  Audio They: oni  Audio

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: moj  Audio Your: tvoj  Audio
His: njegov  Audio Her: njen  Audio
Our: naš  Audio Their: njihov  Audio

Grammar in a sentence

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English: ja govorim engleski  Audio
You speak French: vi govorite francuski  Audio
He speaks German: on govori njemački  Audio
She speaks Italian: ona govori talijanski  Audio
I visited France: posjetio sam francusku  Audio
I will drink milk: ja ću piti mlijeko  Audio


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Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you: ja vas razumijem  Audio
I don't understand you: ja vas ne razumijem  Audio
I don't speak French: ja ne govorim francuski  Audio
This is my house: ovo je moja kuća  Audio
That restaurant is far: taj restoran je daleko  Audio
No problem: nema problema  Audio

The above Bosnian grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Bosnian vocabulary to obtain some popular Bosnian phrases.

Bosnian Phrases

Bosnian Vocabulary


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Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.