Serbo-Croatian

Serbo-Croatian
noun
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
Syn: ↑Serbo-Croat
Hypernyms: ↑Slavic, ↑Slavic language, ↑Slavonic, ↑Slavonic language

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I. \\“+\ noun
Usage: capitalized S&C
Etymology: serbo- + croatian
1. : the Slavic language of the Serbs and Croats consisting of Serbian written in the Cyrillic alphabet and Croatian written in the Roman alphabet
2. : one whose native language is Serbo-Croatian
II. adjective
Usage: usually capitalized S&C
1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Serbo-Croatian language
2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Serbo-Croatians

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/serr'boh kroh ay"sheuhn, -shee euhn/, n.
1. a Slavic language spoken by about three-fourths of the population of Yugoslavia, usually written with Cyrillic letters in Serbia but with Roman letters in Croatia.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Serbo-Croatian.
Also, Serb.

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Serbo-Croˈat or Serbo-Croatian /-krō-āˈshən/ noun
A member of the South Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken in Serbia, Croatia, etc (also adjective)
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Main Entry:Serb

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