The Serbian language is a member of the Indo-European languages and is spoken by roughly 12 million people. It’s the official language in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Macedonia, as well as parts of Greece and Croatia. It’s also a recognized minority language in Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Hungary.
In the Serbian language, both the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets are used. Serbian is so closely related to Bosnian and Croatian in vocabulary and pronunciation that Serbs, Bosnians, and Croatians are able to understand each other with no issues.
Use of the Latin or Cyrillic alphabet is dependent upon the geographical region and the kind of text. The Serbian Constitution calls for the Cyrillic alphabet to be in everyday, official use. Writing is mostly done with Cyrillic letters in Central Serbia and Montenegro as well.Instant quote
People in Serbia mostly use the Cyrillic script to bring traditional and religious texts to paper, while modern texts are usually written in Latin. Some newspapers will even have side by side text in Cyrillic and Latin letters.
Serbian Cyrillic, which consists of 30 letters, differs from Russian Cyrillic in that various characteristics have been added over the course of many years in order to best adapt to the unique aspects of the language. There are many special characters that are not found in Russian.Instant quote
Serbian is a tonal language. Differences in the tones of syllables within a word can cause the meaning to change. In this respect, the Serbian language is similar to Chinese, which is characterized by a similar tonality.
Serbian grammar is similar to Russian and Bulgarian. Serbian boasts free word order for individual elements within a sentence. These elements are distributed throughout the sentence, and the word order within sentences is often subject, predicate, object. By emphasizing the same sentence in a different way, it’s possible for the sentence to take on an entirely different meaning.
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