Vegetables in Serbian
What do you think the Serbian word paradajz means? If you don’t know, you’ll learn that in this post, along with many words for different vegetables in Serbian, including legumes and grains. Here you can build your culinary vocabulary in Serbian, with native speaker audios, bright images and a quiz.
Vegetables in Serbian vocabulary – fun facts
When you see the word “paradajz”, wouldn’t you think that it means paradise? But it’s actually tomato, not paradise! Many people’s favorite vegetable got its Serbian name from the Latin word paradisus, which means heaven or paradise.
No wonder, this delicious fruit was first called “rajska jabuka” (paradise apple), because raj is how we say paradise in Serbian. This is exactly why in formal Croatian the fruit is called rajčica.
If you’re an intermediate or advanced Serbian student, try reading some of the delicious recipes at the regions most popular recipe website Coolinarika, uniting all cooks in the ex-Yugoslavia. Recipes in foreign languages are something that will make you enjoy cooking, even if you’re the stove’s sworn enemy.
But first, make sure to use this page and learn the vegetables in Serbian so you can shop in Serbian markets without pointing your finger.
Povrće na srpskom Vegetables in Serbian
eggplant or aubergine
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Berem paradajz u svojoj bašti.
I pick tomatoes in my own garden.
Ljuštim krompir za pomfrit.
I’m pealing potatoes for chips.
Perem povrće pre upotrebe.
I wash vegetables before using (it).
Sečem karfiol za supu.
I’m cutting cauliflower for soup.
Čistim šargarepu za đuveč.
I clean carrot for casserole.
Rendam bundevu za pitu.
I’m grating pumpkin for pie.
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Learn more of the food vocabulary in Serbian
If you liked this lesson, you’ll also like what we have in the related course. Learn more food vocabulary and example sentences in our Vocabulary course “Hrana”.
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