Basic Serbian Vocabulary


Serbian Words and Phrases with Audios

An important task at the beginner level Serbian language is learning new words. And building your basic Serbian vocabulary can be challenging. Especially if this is your first Slavic language.

That’s why I’m creating this FREE course of basic Serbian Vocabulary. It is here to help you learn all the most important A level Serbian words in a fun and memorable way.

Simply follow the links below to learn the basic vocabulary about the topic you want. 

This basic Serbian vocabulary course relies on the vocabulary corpus recommended for the A1 and A2 levels by the University of Cambridge, in accordance with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). 

How to build your basic Serbian vocabulary?

  1. Listen to the native speaker audio recordings and practice pronunciation of basic words and phrases you’ll find in these pages.
  2. As you practice reading, look at the images and/or translation, and make a conscious effort to remember the new words.
  3. Use quizzes to test what you’ve learned and see how you progress in building your Serbian vocabulary.
  4. Get creative! Try to make your own sentences using the words you’ve learned and include them in your daily Serbian conversations.

Vocabulary is very important, but you mustn’t neglect grammar if you are to achieve higher levels of fluency in the Serbian language.

If you’re looking for a comprehensive general course of the Serbian language, try Serbonika’s self-study platform or Serbian language lessons. Our curriculum includes lots of vocabulary, but also grammar explanations and exercises, audio recordings, texts and dialogues. It’s a series of complete courses that will take you smoothly towards fluency in Serbian.

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Learn Serbian numbers from 1 to 1000. Learn how to tell time in Serbian. Quiz!

Learn Serbian words for body parts and facial features. Two quizzes included!

Learn colors in Serbian: how to describe colors and hair colors in Serbian. Quiz!

Learn Serbian words related to Christmas and New Year. How to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in Serbian language. Quiz!

Learn Serbian words for clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelry. Examples with verbs included.

Learn Serbian words for describing house: floors, different rooms and parts of rooms. Learn how to describe your home in Serbian language.

Learn Serbian words for vegetables, legumes and cereals so you can talk about healthy eating. Put your vegetables on Quiz!

Learn Serbian vocabulary for fruits, berries and nuts in both Latin and Cyrillic alphabets. Do the Fruit Quiz in either alphabet!



Serbian vocabulary course “Hrana”. Full course is available with subscription.



Serbian vocabulary course Animals “Životinje”. Full course is available with subscription.

Magdalena Petrovic Jelic

by Magdalena Petrovic Jelic

Founder of Serbonika

Serbian language teacher and entrepreneur, language lover and polyglot, but also a mother and a relentless storyteller. Read more about me.

My mission is to create the best method for learning Serbian. Would you like to learn Serbian with my lessons? Try free.



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Boje (colors)

Boje (colors)

Learn the colors vocabulary in Serbian. Words for all colours and shades plus hair colors in Serbian. Listen audio and practice pronunciation.

Serbian Cyrillic Alphabet

Serbian Cyrillic Alphabet

ЋИРИЛИЦА is our cultural treasure. Serbian Cyrillic Alphabet is the official script in Serbia. Every Serbian child learns two scripts, so why wouldn’t you?

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