pȍkraj (Cyrillic spelling по̏крај)
- (with genitive) alongside, next to, beside (=pȍred, pȍkraj, dȍ)
Dođi, s(j)edni pokraj mene. ― Come, sit next to me.
- (with genitive) past, by (so as to move from one side of something to the other; =pȍred, pȍkraj)
Metak je proletio točno pokraj mene. ― The bullet flew right by me.
- (with genitive, regional) along, down (in a constant direction with or opposite another; =niz, duž, uzduž)
Cijelu večer proveli smo hodajući pokraj obale.
- We spent the entire evening walking along the shore.