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About Everyday Bosnian Phrases in English For Travellers

Bosnian is regarded as a Delightful language. It originally came from Bosnia but spoken in a range of countries around the world. Regions and cities that speak Bosnian includes Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, New Brunswick, Louisiana in North America; former Bosnian colonies in North Africa and West Africa; Haiti and Martinique in the Caribbean; Bosnian Guiana in South America; Tahiti and numerous other islands in Oceania. Learn More

Bosnian is almost certainly implemented as the language of foreign diplomacy and communication, and even though replaced largely by English since World War II, it continues socially necessary, required by etiquette, for proficient persons throughout the world to own some degree of basic Bosnian ability.

Learn to Speak Bosnian Language Phrases

Do you want to figure out how to converse in Bosnian language, when getting started? Or possibly have to keep in mind the Bosnian keyword phrases you had mastered years ago? From getting around on trains and buses to ordering a meal in a fabulous local cafe in Bosnia or any nation where they converse in the Bosnian Language, understand the essential Bosnian phrases right here to make your holiday better.

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Hello/Good Day.Dobar dan (DOH-bahr dahn)
Hello. (informal)Zdravo. (ZDRAH-voh) or Merhaba (MEHR-hah bah)
How are you?Kako ste? (formal), (KAH-koh steh) Kako si? (informal) (KAH-koh see)
Fine, thank you.Dobro sam, hvala. (DOH-broh sahm, HVAH-lah)
What is your name?Kako se zovete? (formal) (KAH-koh seh zoh-VEH-teh)
What is your name?Kako se zoveš? (informal) (KAH-koh seh ZOH-vehsh)
My name is ______ .Zovem se ______ . (ZOH-vehm seh____.) / I am _____. : Ja sam ______. (yah sahm)
Nice to meet you.Drago mi je. (DRAH-goh mee yeh)
Please.Molim. (MOH-leem)
Thank you.Hvala. (HVAH-lah)
Thank you very muchHvala lijepo (HVAH-lah LYEH-poh)
You're welcome.Nema na čemu. (NEH-mah nah CHEH-moo)
Yes. ("formal")Da (dah)
Yes. ("informal")Ja (yah)
Excuse me. (getting attention)Oprostite. (oh-prohs-TEE-teh)
Excuse me. (begging pardon)Izvinite. (eez-vee-NEE-teh)
I'm sorry.Oprostite. (oh-prohs-TEE-teh) / I'm sorry. ("expressing condolence"): Žao mi je. (zhao mee yeh)
Goodbye (informal)do viđenja (doh vee-jeh-nyah) or ćao (chaoo) or Zdravo. (ZDRAH-voh)
I can't speak Bosnian/Serbo-Croatian [well].Ne govorim dobro bosanski/srpskohrvatski. (neh goh-VOH-reem DOH-broh boh-SAHNS-kee/ sehrps-koh-hehr-VAHTS-kee)
Do you speak English?Da li govorite engleski? (dah lee goh-VOH-ree-teh ehn-GLEHS-kee)
Is there someone here who speaks English?Da li iko ovdje govori engleski? (dah lee EE-koh OHV-dyeh goo-VOH-ree ehn-GLEHS-kee)
Help!Upomoć! (oo-POH-mohtch)
Look out!Pazite! (PAH-zee-teh)
Good morning.Dobro jutro. (DOH-broh YOO-troh)
Good evening.Dobro većer. (DOH-broh VEH-chehr)
Good night.Laku noć. (LAH-koo nohtch)
Good night (to sleep)Laku noć. (LAH-koo nohtch)
I don't understand.Ne razumijem. (neh rah-ZOO-myehm)
Where is the toilet?Gdje je WC? (gdyeh yeh VEH TSEH?)

Click on the hyperlinks directly below to find a number of helpful Bosnian travel words which are sorted by group. For every holiday word or phrase in Bosnian, there’ll be the actual English interpretation.

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