Bosnian Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Bosnian. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Bosnian.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Bosnian conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Bosnian
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
we speak Arabic
mi govorimo arapski Audio
they speak Chinese
oni govore kineski Audio

The past tense in Bosnian conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Bosnian
I visited France
posjetio sam francusku Audio
you visited Italy
posjetili ste italiju Audio
he visited Morocco
posjetio je maroko Audio
she visited China
posjetila je kinu Audio
we visited Mexico
posjetili smo meksiko Audio
they visited Kenya
posjetili su keniju Audio

The future tense in Bosnian conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Bosnian
I will drink milk
ja ću piti mlijeko Audio
you will drink coffee
vi ćete piti kavu Audio
he will drink tea
on će piti čaj Audio
she will drink water
ona će piti vodu Audio
we will drink apple juice
mi ćemo piti sok od jabuka Audio
they will drink tea
oni će piti čaj Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
uho
eye
eye Audio
oko
mouth
mouth Audio
usta
nose
nose Audio
nos
hair
hair Audio
kosa
face
face Audio
lice
head
head Audio
glava
heart
heart Audio
srce
hand
hand Audio
ruka
fingers
fingers Audio
prsti
leg
leg Audio
noga
feet
feet Audio
noge

Travel Phrases in Bosnian

Imagine yourself in some Bosnian speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Bosnian
Can you help me?
možete li mi pomoći? Audio
Can I help you?
mogu li vam pomoći? Audio
Where is the airport?
gdje je zračna luka? Audio
Go straight
idite ravno Audio
Then
tada Audio
Turn left
skrenite lijevo Audio
Turn right
skrenite desno Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Bosnian was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Bosnian Vocabulary   Bosnian Vocabulary

Bosnian Audio   Bosnian Audio



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