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Serbian (српски, srpski) is the official language of Serbia and has official status in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is also spoken in Montenegro, Croatia, and Macedonia. Serbian has two writing systems, Cyrillic and Latin, and its speakers use them interchangeably. Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian are all mutually understandable. Most Serbian vocabulary is Slavic in origin but there are also influences from Latin, German, Greek, Turkish and Russian.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Serbia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kosovo

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Number Of Speakers

9,000,000

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Language Family

Slavic

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Fun facts about Serbian

The popular Serbian word ‘bre’ doesn’t have a particular meaning but is used a lot in informal conversation for emphasis.

Many Serbian surnames end in ‘ic’ which translates as ‘son/daughter of’.

'Vampire’ is the only word of Serbian origin that is known the world over.

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