What does serbo-croatian mean?

Definitions for serbo-croatian
ˌsɜr boʊ kroʊˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi ənser·bo-croa·t·ian

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  1. Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croatiannoun

    the Slavic language of the Serbs and Croats; the Serbian dialect is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet and the Croatian dialect is usually written in the Roman alphabet


  1. Serbo-Croatianadjective

    pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language

    Etymology: From the words Serbian (Serbo when used as a prefix) and Croatian.

  2. Serbo-Croatiannoun

    The standard language of Yugoslavia, in which Serbian and Croatian languages were considered as a unit (as "Eastern variant" and "Western variant" respectively), and in which Bosnian language did not exist

    Etymology: From the words Serbian (Serbo when used as a prefix) and Croatian.

  3. Serbo-Croatiannoun

    An umbrella term for all the Slavic dialects spoken in nowadays Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro; in dialectology commonly referred to as Central South Slavic diasystem.

    Etymology: From the words Serbian (Serbo when used as a prefix) and Croatian.


  1. Serbo-Croatian

    Serbo-Croatian, or Serbo-Croat, less commonly Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, is a South Slavic language and the primary language of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro. It is a pluricentric language with four mutually intelligible standard varieties. The language was standardized in the mid-19th century, decades before a Yugoslav state was established. There were dual Serbian and Croatian standards from the very beginning. Croats and Serbs differ in religion and were historically part of separate empires. They adopted slightly different literary forms as their respective standards, though based on the same Eastern Herzegovinian subdialect of the Shtokavian dialect. Since independence, Bosnian has likewise been established as an official standard in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and there is an ongoing movement to codify a separate Montenegrin standard. Serbo-Croatian thus generally goes by the ethnic names Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, and sometimes Montenegrin. In the 20th century, Serbo-Croatian served as the official language of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and later as one of the official languages of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The dissolution of Yugoslavia affected language attitudes, so that social conceptions of the language separated on ethnic and political lines.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serbo-croatian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serbo-croatian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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