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Learn how to swear like a Croatian

Written by  Ivana Smilovic Aug 26, 2016

We know it's not polite to swear and we are not promoting it, but it seems that the essential part of every trip to the foreign country is learning some swear words or phrases. In Croatia, swearing is almost part of the culture. A lot of people swear without even realising it – it's a normal part of everyday conversation. We're not saying that every Croatian swears, but a lot of them are doing it quite often.

Now that you know that you won't be judged maybe it wouldn't kill you to learn a swear word or too. Some guides even learn their tour groups how to swear. Just after ''dobar dan'' (hello), ''doviđenja'' (goodbye) and ''hvala'' (thank you).

Believe it or not, there is a website to learn swear words from all over the world. Youswear has a decent collection of swear words and phrases. We must admit, seeing translations of some often used swear phrases in Croatia made us chuckle a bit. There are some that we haven't heard before.

So, in case you need a good laugh today or want to be prepared for your Croatian trip, visit Youswear and check out some of the Croatian swear words and phrases. At least you'll know if somebody is being rude to you during your visit.