You know some basic Croatian, enough to get you by, but there is nothing that will impress more than knowing a local phrase or slang that you can slip into a conversation…
Our ‘Word / Phrase of the Week’ will teach you a variety of words and phrases commonly used in Croatia, but not commonly found in language learning material.
Stara koka, dobra juha
The phrase “stara koka, dobra juha” is commonly used to describe a more mature women in age. The term is used to highlight the appeal and allure that an experienced lady might have. The literal translation – Old hen, good soup – is taken to mean older hens make the best soup.
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