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Bosnian, Bosanski

Related languages One of the Southern Slavonic languages, Bosnian is most closely related to Serbian, Croatian and Slovene.
Territories Due to the Balkan conflict, the different national groups established their own official languages, and the term Bosnian is used to describe the official language of Bosnia-Hercegovina. The language used to be refered to as Serbo-Croat.
European speakers As a result of the conflict, statistics on the number of speakers are inexact, but it is estimated that there are approximately 4 million speakers of Bosnian in Bosnia-Hercegovina. In total, 21 million people throughout the world speak a variation of the formerly shared Serbo-Croat language.
Alphabet Bosnian is written in Latin script, but it can also be seen written in the Cyrillic alphabet.

Key Phrases
Da.
Yes.
Ne.
No.

Welcome!
Drago mi je.
Pleased to meet you.
Zdravo.
Hello.

Goodbye.
Hvala.
Thank you.
Zovem se ...
My name is ...
Govorite li engleski?
Do you speak English?

I'm sorry, I don't speak Bosnian
Treba mi pomoć.
I need help.
Gdje je WC, molim Vas?
Where is the toilet, please?

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