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Learning Croatian sayings and phrases – #14

Learning Croatian sayings and phrases

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.

Today’s saying:

Bogu iza nogu

The phrase “bogu iza nogu” is used in Croatian to describe a place which is in the middle of nowhere. A remote location where there is not much around happening. 

The literal translation of the phrase is ‘behind God’s legs’.

Words/conjunctions meanings

Bogu – God

iza – behind

nogu – legs

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