What is an adverb of place?

Adverbs of place describe where something took place. In Croatian language adverbs of place answer to questions; gdje? kamo? kuda? odakle? dokle? otkuda? dokud?

enlightenedIn English all of these question versions are translated with "where?". 

List of adverbs of place

In the following table there is a list of adverbs with the sentence example.

Croatian adverb Example English translation
ovdje Ovdje živi moja baka. Here lives my grandma.
ondje Ondje smo se igrali. We were playing over there.
tamo Tamo se nalazi kuća. The house is there.
tu Tu je lijepše. Here is better.
daleko Daleko je od nas. It is far from us.
sprijeda Sprijeda ima više mjesta. There is a more place in front.
svagdje Svagdje sam bila. I was everywhere.
nizbrdo Nizbrdo je brži put. It is better to go down there.
gore Knjiga je gore na stolu. The book is above the table.
dolje Smjesti je dolje pokraj stola. Put it down there, next to the table.
mjestimice Mjestimice će kišiti. It will rain only somewhere.

 

Adverbs are necessary to learn by heart!