Of or pertaining to Croatia, the Croatian people or their language. (adjective)
An inhabitant of Croatia; a person of Croatian descent. (noun)
The standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian, a South Slavic language, spoken by Croats. (proper noun)
Examples of word Croatian
Conflating Serbian and Croatian is somewhat understandable.
And, after realising there's interest in Croatian SF abroad, I translated my story "What Colour is the Wind?" into English and sent it to Iwoleit.
I feel that this new book, Apex Book of World SF, is an important project and I really hope it will succeed, because I have faith not only in Croatian SF, but in SF from many other countries worldwide.
There are also some stories in Croatian on Serbian site Art-anima.
I thought this was a bit condescending, conjuring up images of people gratefully expounding your virtues as a dialectic genius (Interestingly, Croatian is actually a dialect of Serbo-Croat/Croato-Serbian, and NOT a language in itself).
Croatian is a difficult language to learn, and the locals rarely expect anyone to bother, which makes them all the more pleasantly surprised if you make the effort to learn a few phrases.
Also reprinted in Croatian translation in the magazine Futura.
One of leading scorers in Croatian professional leagues; spent last season with Cibona
Croatian is written in the Roman alphabet, is identified with Roman Catholicism, and borrows its high-culture words from the west -- from German, for example, and Latin.