Serbian Nouns

Welcome to the third Serbian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Serbian to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
кромпир [krompir]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
парадајз [paradaјz]
onions
onions Audio
лук [look]
carrots
carrots Audio
шаргарепа [sharguaryepa]
fruits
fruits Audio
воће [voćye]
apples
apples Audio
јабуке [јabookye]
bananas
bananas Audio
банане [bananye]
oranges
oranges Audio
поморанџе [pomorandʒye]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Serbian + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
да ли имате млеко? Audio
[da li imatye mlyeko?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
имам млеко и кафу Audio
[imam mlyeko i kafoo]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
он има три јабуке Audio
[on ima tri јabookye]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
она има само једну јабуку Audio
[ona ima samo јyednoo јabookoo]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ми живимо у једној малој кући Audio
[mi ʐivimo oo јyednoј maloј kooći]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
волим наш доручак Audio
[volim nash doroochak]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
хлеб [khlyeb]
milk
milk Audio
млеко [mlyeko]
butter
butter Audio
путер [pootyer]
cheese
cheese Audio
сир [sir]
coffee
coffee Audio
кафа [kafa]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
сендвич [syendvich]
meat
meat Audio
месо [myeso]
chicken
chicken Audio
пилетина [pilyetina]
fish
fish Audio
риба [riba]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
доручак [doroochak]
lunch
lunch Audio
ручак [roochak]
dinner
dinner Audio
вечера [vyechyera]

Conversation in Serbian

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Serbian
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Serbian)?
да ли говориш (енглески/српски)?
[da li guovorish (yengulyeski/srpski)?] Audio
Just a little
помало
[pomalo] Audio
I like Serbian
свиђа ми се српски
[svidʑa mi sye srpski] Audio
Can I practice with you?
да ли могу да вежбам са тобом?
[da li moguoo da vyeʐbam sa tobom?] Audio
How old are you?
колико имаш година?
[koliko imash guodina?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
ја имам тридесет три године
[јa imam tridyesyet tri guodinye] Audio
It was nice talking to you
драго ми је да смо попричали!
[draguo mi јye da smo poprichali!] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Serbian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Serbian Adjectives   Serbian Adjectives

Serbian Plural   Serbian Plural



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