Abridged style guide for Croatian

When translating, please do not copy the style of the source text. Please adhere to the style below and implement it consistently throughout the text even if the source is inconsistent or includes errors in style. The translation should read as naturally as possible—as if it were written in the target language.


Upper/lowercase letter after a colon:Lowercase, unless followed by a full sentence
Figure in captions begins with uppercase:Slika 1
Figure in running text begins with uppercase:Slika 1
Labels in diagrams begin with upper/lowercase:Uppercase
Footnotes begin with upper/lowercase:Lowercase, unless a full sentence


Dash type (with spaces):30 zemalja – jedan standard kvalitete
Double (outer) and single (inner) quotation marks:„sve o akciji ‚MOBILITY FOR HEROES‘ …“
Slashes with spaces if more than one word:ventilacija / rashladni sustav BUT: i/ili
Parentheses within parentheses:(vodik (H2) i vode)


Thousand separator:9.000; 260.000 m2
Decimal separator:2,4 ml
Exponents are superscript:100 m2
Atomic numbers in compounds are subscript:CO2
En dash for number ranges:30−75 kg​
Unit of measure with number ranges:115−130 °C; 5−10 %
En dash for minus signs:−52,2
No space between numbers and +:+14,2 % BUT: 10 + 4
Nonbreaking space between numbers and >/<:> 50 km
Nonbreakingspace between numbers and °C:32 °C
Nonbreakingspace between numbers and %:14,2 %
The abbreviation for approximately:otprilike
The abbreviation for circa:pribl./oko
Currency code before or after the number:+53,8 milijuna EUR
Short date [D]. [M]. [YYYY]. :25. 1. 2021.
Long date [D]. [month] [YYYY].:25. siječnja 2021.
Time of day [HH]:[mm]:21:30 OR 21.30


In general, bulleted list items begin with a lowercase letter and do not end in a period, unless each item forms a complete sentence.

Note: Each list should be capitalized and punctuated consistently even if there is a mix of complete and incomplete sentences. If the list contains mostly incomplete sentences, then each item begins with a lowercase letter and does not end in a period.


  • odabir između dvaju uređaja
  • povezivost Wi-Fi-jem
  • upravljanje preko aplikacije
  • daljinsko servisiranje
  • velik zaslon u boji
  • intuitivno vođenje korisnika