Free Serbian Phrasebook

Free Serbian Phrasebook

Learn Survival Serbian

Wikitravel users have collectively created a free Serbian phrasebook with the goal of making it possible for travelers to "get by" while traveling in areas where Serbian is spoken.

Wikitravel phrasebooks are available in many languages and each one varies in depth and detail. Most of the phrasebooks include a pronunciation guide, a general phrase list, information about dates and numbers, a color list, transportation-related phrases, vocabulary for shopping and phrases for eating and drinking. Some are even more in depth, and all are free!

About Serbian Language

Serbian (Serbian Cyrillic: српски , Latin: srpski, pronounced [sr̩̂p.skiː]) is a form of Serbo-Croatian, a South Slavic language, spoken by Serbs in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia and neighbouring countries.

There are two principal Serbian dialects, Shtokavian and Torlakian. The literary and standard language is based on Shtokavian, which is also the basis of Standard Croatian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin.

Serbian is standardized around Šumadija-Vojvodina and Eastern Herzegovinian subdialects of Shtokavian. Apart from Shtokavian, the Torlak dialect, transitional to Macedonian and Bulgarian, is spoken in southeast Serbia. However, it does not have a literary tradition and is considered a low-prestige dialect.

Serbian is the only European language with active digraphia, using both Cyrillic and Latin alphabets. The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet was devised in 1814 by Serbian linguist Vuk Karadžić, who created the alphabet on phonemic principles. The Latin alphabet was designed by Croatian linguist Ljudevit Gaj in 1830 and is used by the other standard forms of Serbo-Croatian.

The Serbian language has the following linguistic heritage: Indo-European Languages > Balto-Slavic Languages > Slavic Languages > South Slavic Languages > Western South Slavic Languages > Serbo-Croatian Languages > Serbian

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