Bosnian Vocabulary

The Bosnian vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: jedan  Audio Two: dva  Audio Three: tri  Audio
Four: četiri  Audio Five: pet  Audio Six: šest  Audio
Seven: sedam  Audio Eight: osam  Audio Nine: devet  Audio
Ten: deset  Audio First: prvi  Audio Second: drugi  Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: ponedjeljak  Audio Tuesday: utorak  Audio Wednesday: srijeda  Audio
Thursday: četvrtak  Audio Friday: petak  Audio Saturday: subota  Audio
Sunday: nedjelja  Audio Now: sada  Audio Yesterday: jučer  Audio
Today: danas  Audio Tonight: večeras  Audio Tomorrow: sutra  Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: voće  Audio Apples: jabuke  Audio
Bananas: banane  Audio Tomatoes: rajčice  Audio
Potatoes: krumpiri  Audio Onions: luk  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: crvena  Audio Green: zelena  Audio Blue: plava  Audio
White: bijela  Audio Black: crna  Audio Grey: siva  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: doručak  Audio Lunch: ručak  Audio
Dinner: večera  Audio Milk: mlijeko  Audio
Coffee: kava  Audio Bread: kruh  Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: sunčano  Audio Windy: vjetrovito  Audio Rainy: kišno  Audio
Snowy: snježno  Audio Cold: hladno  Audio Hot: vruće  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: dječak  Audio Girl: djevojčica  Audio
Son: sin  Audio Daughter: kći  Audio
Brother: brat  Audio Sister: sestra  Audio
Man: čovjek  Audio Woman: žena  Audio
Father: otac  Audio Mother: majka  Audio
Grandfather: djed  Audio Grandmother: baka  Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: kuća  Audio Toilet: toalet  Audio Room: soba  Audio
Bedroom: spavaća soba  Audio Kitchen: kuhinja  Audio Table: stol  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: mačka  Audio Dog: pas  Audio Mouse: miš  Audio
Bird: ptica  Audio Cow: krava  Audio Horse: konj  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: čarape  Audio Shoes: cipele  Audio Trousers: hlače  Audio
Shirt: majica  Audio Sweater: džemper  Audio Coat: kaput  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: engleski  Audio French: francuski  Audio German: njemački  Audio
Spanish: španjolski  Audio Italian: talijanski  Audio Portuguese: portugalski  Audio
Greek: grčki  Audio Russian: ruski  Audio Arabic: arapski  Audio
Hindi: hindski  Audio Chinese: kineski  Audio Japanese: japanski  Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taksi  Audio Bus: autobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezervacija  Audio
Airport: zračna luka  Audio Passport: putovnica  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: učenik  Audio Teacher: učitelj  Audio Pen: kemijska olovka  Audio
Books: knjige  Audio Page: stranica  Audio Dictionary: rječnik  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: ruka  Audio Feet: noge  Audio Hair: kosa  Audio
Eye: oko  Audio Mouth: usta  Audio Nose: nos  Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: hitna pomoć  Audio Doctor: liječnik  Audio
Hospital: bolnica  Audio Pharmacy: ljekarna  Audio
Police: policija  Audio Stomach Ache: bol u trbuhu  Audio

As you can see, this Bosnian vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.