Josip
The most common prepositions in Croatian

I will list here some of the most common prepositions used everyday along with the cases that the noun following them requires.

 

PREPOSITIONS WITH GENITIVE:

 

bez - without

blizu - close to

do - until, to, next to

duž - along

ispod - under

iz - from, out of

iza - behind

između - in between

iznad - above

nakon - after

od - from

oko - about

osim - except

poput - like

pored - next to

 

PREPOSITIONS WITH DATIVE:

 

k(a) - to [use 'ka' if the following word begins with: s, š, z, ž, ps, ks; otherwise use 'k']

nasuprot - opposite

unatoč - despite

usprkos - despite

 

PREPOSITIONS WITH ACCUSATIVE:

 

kroz - through

na - onto

u - into

za - for

 

PREPOSITIONS WITH LOCATIVE:

 

na - on

o - about

prema - towards

u - in

 

PREPOSITIONS WITH INSTRUMENTAL:

 

nad - above

pod - beneath

pred - in front of

s(a) - with [use 'sa' if the following word begins with: s, š, z, ž, ps, ks; otherwise use 's']

 

Not all prepositions are listed here. These are just the basic ones to get you started. Soon, I will explain how to decline nominal words (i.e. how to change their cases)as it's one of the most important aspects of Croatian.

Jul 20, 2014 9:08 AM
Comments · 3

Hvala lijepo!

July 20, 2014

Bravo :D

August 15, 2014

hvala!!

August 7, 2014
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