How to pronounce ‘croatian’? – English shepherd

English shepherd is pronounced as ‘roof’.In Croatian, it’s pronounced as Cro-tah.The pronunciation guide on the Croatia language site says: “Croatian is pronounced ‘cro-tih’, and it is the official language of the country, the Rumanian Empire.”What does this mean?Well, in the case of a native speaker of English, it means that the pronunciation of ‘croats’ in …