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Showing posts with label verb conjugations in Serbian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label verb conjugations in Serbian. Show all posts

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Serbian Verb Conjugations



Fill in the gaps with the correct verb form - you'll be able to see the Serbian verbs conjugated, above the text. You can write your answer in the comment below. For all those who'd like to more actively participate in learning Serbian, do join free Activator newsletter.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Imperatives in Serbian - Practice



Look at how this game is played and then you can do the same, by turning the volume down and using the imperatives of the following verbs:


NOSITI = to carry
PEVATI = to sing
POZDRAVITI = to greet
UČITI = to learn
RADITI = to do
ČISTITI = to clean
UGASITI = to exhtinguish
SLUŠATI = to listen to 
PRODAVATI = to sell
POPRAVITI = to mend, fix
KORISTITI = to use
VOZITI = to drive
GOVORITI = to speak
ČUVATI = to keep
KUVATI = to cook
SIPATI = to pour

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Practise "I want" in Serbian

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Past Tense of To Be in Serbian

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Verbal Aspect in Serbian






Listen to the song and decide which phrases you hear.


Finished/Completed (Perfective) - In progress or repetitive (Imperfective)
Sunce me probudi - Sunce me budi
Žurno se obučem - Žurno se oblačim
Popijem kafu = Pijem kafu
Oči protrljam = Oči trljam
Zaspao sam = Spavam
Gurnem vrata = Guram vrata
Pogledam ptice = Gledam ptice
Odem brzo = Odlazim brzo
Osvrnem se = Osvrćem se
Otplovim = Plovim

Monday, August 29, 2011

Irregular Verb "Moći" in Serbian



Ti si __________ (good), ti si ________ (gentle)
Ja trebam nježnost, tebi _________ snaga (need)
Ti si ____________ (quiet), ti si ________ (alone)
Ti sigurnost _________ (need), meni treba dom

O kako __________ (well) bi nam bilo mila
Kad svakog časa sa _________ (with me) ti bi bila
Jer _______ (your) ljubav __________ (never) ne bi dala
Da krivim putem krene život _________ (my)

Ne _______ biti tvoj, ne _______ biti tvoj (can)
Sve sto _________ dati vec sam dao njoj (can)
___ _______ biti tvoj, ___ _________ biti tvoj (can't)
I srce svakog dana bije isti boj.

Ne mogu biti _______, ne mogu biti _______ (yours)
Davno sam se dao __________ sreći zloj (my)
Ne mogu _______ tvoj, ne mogu _______ tvoj (to be)
Ja pripadaću ____________ samo ženi toj (always)

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For the complete conjugation of the Serbian verb "can" = moći, visit this link in the Cyrillic or this one in Latin script.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Learning Serbian Present Tense via Daily Motion

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Present and Past Tense Conjugation in Serbian

Friday, June 03, 2011

Practise Serbian Cyrillic Script

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Advanced Serbian Lessons - Talk as a Woman, Part 1

Monday, February 28, 2011

Serbian "To Know =Znati" Present Simple Conjugation

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Verb Conjugations in Serbian: To Love

VOLETI conjugations in the Present Simple:

Ja volim
Ti voliš
On, ona, ono voli

Mi volimo
Vi volite
Oni, one, ona vole

--- you can easily omit the personal pronoun:

Koju boju voliš? Volim žutu, ali ne volim crnu.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Present Simple Conjugation in Serbian

Verb ''nositi''
= to wear + nouns
(this time Feminine only )

******with Fem. Plural nouns:
CIPELE =shoes
PANTALONE = trousers
FARMERKE = jeans
ČARAPE = socks

****** with Fem. Singular nouns:
HALJINA = dress
MAJICA = T-shirt
KOŠULJA = shirt
SUKNJA = dress

Practise: NOSIM... / NE NOSIM.... (I wear/I don't wear)

Šta nosiš kada ideš na posao ?
= What do you wear when you go to work ?

Šta nosiš kada ideš u školu ?
= What do you wear when you go to school ?



You can download the slides from www.lewinow.com

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Pronunciation of the Verb To Be in Serbian

Conjugation of To Be in Serbian

----------Present Tense of the verb TO BE - BITI in Serbian
Ja sam
Ti si
On je
Ona je
Mi smo
Vi Ste
Oni/one/ona su
---------------Past Tense of the verb TO BE - BITI in Serbian
Ja sam bio/bila
Ti si bio/bila
On je bio
Ona je bila
Ono je bilo
Mi smo bili(masc)/bile(fem)/bila (neuter)
Vi ste bili(masc)/bile(fem)/bila (neuter)
Oni su bili(masc)
One su bile(fem)
Ona su bila (neuter)
---------------------Future Tense of the verb TO BE - BITI in Serbian
Ja ću biti
Ti ćeš biti
On će biti
Ona će biti
Ono će biti
Mi ćemo biti
Vi ćete biti
Oni/one/ona će biti

Don't forget to check:

Monday, November 15, 2010

Serbian Verb Conjugations Free Listening Exercise

Vino točim
by Miroslav Ilić



Exercise 1: Write down the conjugations of the verbs below
Past Tense for First Person Sg. Masculine of the following verbs:

SRESTI = meet
ZNATI = know
ŽELETI = want
DATI = give


Exercise 2: Present Tense for First Person Singular of the following verbs:

TOČITI = pour
PITI = drink
KRITI = hide
LJUBITI = kiss
GUBITI = lose, waste

Exercise 3: Negative form of 'there is'

Exercise 4: Present Tense for Third Person Singular of the following verbs:

KRITI = hide
UZDISATI = sigh
ČUVATI = save/take care of
MIRISATI = smell

Now, check your answers:

Ja sam do sad mnoge žene _____________ (I met)
al' za ljubav ipak nisam _____________ (I knew)
ljubio sam sve sto sam _______________ (I wanted)
al' sam samo tebi srce _______________ (I gave)

ljubio sam sve sto sam _______________ (I wanted)
al' sam samo tebi srce _______________ (I gave)

Chorus 2x

Vino ____________ (I'm pouring), a vino __ ________________ (I'm not drinking)
srce imam, osećanja __________________ (I'm hiding)
usne imam, al' koga ___ _______________ (to kiss (I))
kad si s drugim, a ja mladost _________________ (I'm wasting)



_____________ (there's no) vina da mi bole smiri
_____________ (there's no) pesme da srce umiri
_____________ (there's no) noči da mi oči sklopi
hej ljubavi, ti mi dušu opi
_____________ (there's no) noči da mi oči sklopi
hej ljubavi, ti mi dušu opi

Chorus 2x

Što se ljubi kad se ljubav ______________ (is hiding)
što se voli kad srce ____________________ (is sighing)
što se čuva cvece najmilije ______________ (is saving/taking care of)
kad ga drugi bere i _______________ ((he) smells)


Chorus 2x

Friday, September 03, 2010

Verb 'To Be' and Plural Nouns in Serbian



Tad još _________ ništa znao
i još _________ verovao
da na svetu tuge ima.
Jedino mi važno __________
da postanem levo krilo
il' centarfor školskog tima.

Tad __________iznenada sreo
najtoplijeg leta deo
to su njene __________ bile. (Sg. oko)
Imala je _____________ plave (Sg. kosa)
i u njima na vrh glave -
belu mašnicu od svile.

Prva ____________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Kad ____________ prošlo đačko vreme,
padeži i _______________ (Sg. teorema)
i ________ ispod klupe (Sg. strip)
nije više ___________ klinka,
počela ________ da se šminka
i da želi ___________ skupe. (Sg. stvar)
Tako mi ________ svakog dana
_______________ više strana,
slutio sam šta nas čeka,
pa sam da brinem
kako da joj __________ skinem (Sg. zvezda)
postala mi ___________daleka.

Prva ___________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Danas _____________ na sedmom nebu,
kažu mi da čeka bebu,
našla _________ sigurnost, sreću, dom.
Ima muža inženjera
pred kojim __________ karijera
i mesto u društvu visokom.

Ja još kradem __________ Bogu (Sg. dan)
ja još umem, ja još mogu
da sam sebi stvorim neki mir...
Još sam sretan što postojim,
pišem pesme, _________ brojim, (Sg. zvezda)
još __________ isti vetropir.

Prva _________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Još ________ sretan što postojim,
pišem ____________, zvezde brojim, (Sg. pesma)
još _________ onaj isti vetropir..

(dame biraju, uvek pogrešne __________ (Sg. tip))

Ja još kradem __________ bogu (Sg. dan)
ja još umem, ja još mogu
da sam sebi stvorim neki mir...
Još sam sretan što postojim,
pišem ___________, zvezde brojim, (Sg. pesma)
još ____________ onaj isti vetropir.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Essential Serbian on AudioBoo

Interactive Essential Serbian on Audioboo

Radim, živim, volim = I work, I live, I love/like

Rad, živ, vol = You work, you live, you love/like

***********************
Živim u Beogradu.

A ti? ______________

Radim u Subotici.

A ti? ______________

Ja volim mamu, tatu, brata, sestru, sina, ćerku, muža.

A ti? Koga ti voliš? _______________________

Volim srpski, nemački, engleski i francuski jezik. (language)

A ti? Šta ti voliš? _________________________

Volim da jedem hamburger, hot-dog i sendvič.

A ti ? Šta voliš da jedeš? ___________________

Volim da pijem vodu, mleko i đus.

A ti? Šta voliš da piješ? ___________________

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Present Simple Verbs and Infinitives in Serbian, gap filling exercise



Fijaker stari ulicama ________ ( wanders)
i sobom ___________ (carries ) zaljubljeni par
cele noći sneg polako ____________ (falls)
a dvoje mladih _________ (warms ) srca žar (x2)

Prošla je noć ta kao oka treptaj
i zora rana ___________ ( leaves =ostaviti) svoj trag
ja ________ (leave = napustiti ) najmiliju dragu
sve divne noći i taj Sombor grad. (x2)

Samo da mi se lastom __________ (to become)
i još da mogu nebom ___________ (to fly)
leteo _______ (would) ceo dan i noć
samo da mogu svojoj dragoj ________ (to come) (x2)

Fijaker stari sad više _____ ___________ (doesn't wander)
i ____ _________ (is not heard) onog vranca bat
zaboravit' ____________ (have to) svoju dragu
sve divne noći i taj Sombor grad. (x2)

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Šta radiš? What are you doing?

Take a look at the previous blogpost and let's try to explain why (ZAŠTO) we are waiting for someone or something.

Čekamo mamu da idemo u prodavnicu.

We are waiting for my mum to go to the shop.

Now. Let's do it together using 'we' (MI):

1. Čekamo autobus da idemo u Beograd.

2. Čekamo tatu da idemo na pijacu. (market)

3. Čekamo priljatelje da idemo na ručak. (lunch/dinner)

4. Čekamo rođake (relatives) da idemo na izlet. (picnic)

5. Čekamo decu (kids) da idemo na sajam. ( fair)

6. Čekamo roditelje (parents) da idemo u galeriju porcelana. (porcelain gallery)

Audio by Ivan

***** Now, you try the same but imagine you are talking about your friends :o)

Example: (Oni) čekaju mamu da idu u prodavnicu.

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