Is the Croatian language hard to learn? If you ask most people new to the language they would say it definitely is.
But that does not mean you still can’t impress locals and make a few people laugh by learning some well-known Croatian sayings or phrases.
In this series we will teach you commonly used sayings in Croatia which are not typically found in language learning material.
Jabuka ne pada daleko od stabla
The phrase ‘Jabuka ne pada daleko od stabla’ basically is the equivalent of the phrase in English ‘Like father, like son.’ It literally translates as ‘The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.’
jabuka – apple
ne – not
pada – fall
delako – far
od – from
stabla – tree
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