Sayings, proverbs and phrases

Kad na vrbi rodi grožđe.                                    Once in a blue moon. Ko prvi – tome djevojka.                                   First come – first served. Ko rano rani dvije sreće grabi.                         Early bird catches the warm. Od inata nema goreg zanata.                          Spite is the worst characteristics. Dići prašinu.                                                          Ti kick up dust. Svakog gosta tri dana dosta.           After 3 days guest and…

Fleeting A (nepostojano A)

The so called “fleeting A” or “movable A” refers to the phonetic alternation in which short a makes appearance and loss in certain inflected forms of nouns. Historically, Montenegrin did not tolerate any final consonantal clusters except: st, zd, št, žd, šć, žđ, šč, and dž, as they were often difficult to pronounce in the…