Montenegrin Language
Learn some of the basics of Montenegrin language
In Montenegro, official language is Montenegrin (very similar to Serbian language).
Many experts say, that our language is not easy to learn, but that language is very “rich” and beautiful. We will help you to learn some basic words and phrases. Anyway, very soon, you will discover how our language is nice and interesting.
Maybe next time when you arrive in Montenegro, you will make your first order in some restaurant on Montenegrin language, why not.
Letters
Montenegrin language has 32 letters: 5 vowels (a, e, i, o, u and sometimes as a vowel letter r can be used) and 27 consonants.
In Montenegrin phonetic every letter is pronounced exactly in the way that it is written (it does not change depending on the neighbouring letters)
A
B
C
Č
Ć
D
Đ
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
Lj
M
N
Nj
O
P
R
S
Š
Ś
T
U
V
Z
Ž
Ź
Numbers
1 - jedan
2 - dva
3 - tri
4 - četiri
5 - pet
6 - šest
7 - sedam
8 - osam
9 - devet
10 - deset
11 - jedanaest
12 - dvanaest
13 - trinaest
14 - četrnaest
15 - petnaest
16 - šesnaest
17 - sedamnaest
18 - osamnast
19 - dvetnaest
20 - dvadeset
21 - dvadeset jedan
22 - dvadeset dva
30 - trideset
31 - trideset jedan
40 - četrdeset
50 - pedeset
60 - šezdeset
70 - sedamdeset
80 - osamdeset
90 - devedeset
100 - sto
Time expressions
Juče – Yesterday
Danas – Today
Sjutra – Tomorrow
Noćas (Večeras) – Tonight
Sinoć – Last night
Ujutro – In the morning
Popodne – In the afternoon
Uveče – In the evening
U podne – At noon
U ponoć – At midnight
U zoru – At dawn
Prije dva dana – Two days ago
U toku dana – During the day
Za dva dana – In two days
Sjutra ujutro – tomorrow morning
Sjutra veče – tomorrow evening
Juče ujutro – Yestrday morning
Sinoć – Last night
Days in a week
Ponedjeljak – Monday
Utorak – Tuesday
Srijeda – Wednesday
Četvrtak – Thursday
Petak – Friday
Subota – Saturday
Nedjalja – Sunday
Months in a year
Januar – January
Februar – February
Mart – March
April – April
Maj – May
Jun – June
Jul – July
Avgust – August
Septembar – September
Oktobar – October
Novembar – November
Decembar – December
Seasons of the year
Proljeće – Spring
Ljeto – Summer
Jesen – Autumn / Fall
Zima – Winter


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