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The words for Fruit in Croatian

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Croatia is a mediterranean country and the fruits reflect that. Croatia grows (and exports) tomatos, cabbage, onions and garlic, apples, sour cherries, olives and mandarins.

Croatian Mandarins

The Croatian fruits that particularly stand out are the mandarin (mandarina) (a type of orange) and olives. There are over one million mandarin trees producing over 60,000 tonnes of fruit each year, and more than a millione olive trees on Brač (an island off the coast of Croatia) alone.

If you read Croatian, this is an article about mandarin cultivation. It is also useful to show some of the different cases which form a large part of Croatian grammar.

In the following sentences (without worrying about meaning), you can see how the Croatian word for the fruit mandarina has changed to mandarinu accusative singular and mandarine accusative plural.

Naši ljudi znaju prepoznati domaću mandarinu.

‘Naše mandarine zore prije turskih ili španjolskih, iako smo sjevernije.


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Croatian phrases ordered by topic.

A few first words. 1, A few first words. 2, Bathroom. Items found in the bathroom, Bedroom. Items found in the bedroom, Buying things. General phrases, Buyings things. Useful words, Countries, Communication problems, Conversation. Introductions, Conversation. Small talk. 1, Conversation. Small talk. 2, Conversation. Filler words, Conversation. Small talk. Sport, Conversation. Small talk. The weather, Days. General, Days of the week and seasons, Describing things. Colours, Describing things. Adjectives, Directions. 1, Directions. 2, Eating items, Eating phrases. 1, Eating phrases. 2, Emergencies, Family, Food and drink. General phrases, Food and drink. At the bar or café. 1, Food and drink. At the bar or café. 2, Food and drink. At the bar or café. 3, General phrases, Getting around. General phrases, Getting around. Train and bus, Getting around by taxi, Getting around by car, Health, Household items, Money, Months of the year, Numbers. 1 to 10, Numbers. 11 to 20, Numbers. 30 to 1000, Parts of the body, Places and buildings. 1, Places and buildings. 2, Question and size words, Sightseeing, Somewhere to stay. 1, Somewhere to stay. 2, Special occasions, Time, The house, Useful words, Useful words to recognize.