Adverbs in Croatian

What is the adverb?

An adverb is a words that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, clause or sentence. The Croatian language divides adverbs into different categories, it all depends on whether the adverb provides information about place, time, manner, quantity or cause. 

enlightenedThe adverbs of manner are variable, they have comparation!

Adverbs of place

Adverbs of place give answers to the following questions: gdje? kamo? kuda? odakle? dokle? otkuda? dokud?

Susreo sam je na jezeru. - I met her next to the lake.

Otišli smo na more. - We went to the sea

Adverbs of time

Adverbs of time answer to the following questions: kada?, otkada?, dokada?

Bio sam jučer u restoranu. - Yesterday I was in the restaurant.

Radim u školi već pet godina. - I work in the school for already five years.

Adverbs of manner

Adverbs of the manner give an answer to the question; kako?

Ovako se to radi. - You do it like this.

Slučajno sam je susrela u trgovini. - I accidentally met her at the store.

Adverbs of quantity

Adverbs of quantity in Croatian answer the questions: koliko? koliko puta?

Nekoliko sam puta bila u Francuskoj, ne sijećam se točno koliko. - I was few times in France, I don't remember how many anymore.

Vidjela sam je dvaput jučer. - I saw her two times yesterday.

Adverbs of cause 

Adverbs of cause answer to the questions: zašto? zbog čega? 

Nisam išla u centar grada jer je padala kiša. - I didn't go to the city center because it was raining. 

Nemam vremena pričati s tobom, jer imam puno posla. - I don't have time to talk wit you because I have a lot to do.


yes In the following, we will explain the adverbs of the different categories with lists and sentence examples.

Next lessons

1 Adverbs of place in Croatian Learn about adverbs of place
2 Adverbs of time in Croatian Learn about adverbs of time in Croatian
3 Adverbs of manner in Croatian Learn about adverbs of manner in Croatian
4 Adverbs of quantity in Croatian Learn about adverbs of quantity in Croatian
5 Adverbs of cause in Croatian Learn about adverbs of cause in Croatian