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.
živi kao bubreg u loju
English: The saying živi kao bubreg u loju is used to describe someone living like a king – one who has the good life, is carefree, enjoys all the spoils. The literal translation is: live like a kidney in fat (lard).
živi – live
kao – like
bubreg – kidney
u – in
loju – lard