Bosnian language

South Slavic language; a standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian pluricentric language

Bosnian is a Slavic language and the language of Bosniaks, spoken mainly in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in the surrounding countries of Europe.

Bosnian
bosanski/босански
Pronunciation[bɔ̌sanskiː]
Native toBosnia and neighboring regions, Bosnian diaspora
Native speakers
2.5–3.5 million[1]
(number is ambiguous)
Latin (Gaj)
Cyrillic (Serbian)[2]
Bosnian Braille
Official status
Official language in
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Montenegro
Recognised minority
language in
Language codes
ISO 639-1bs
ISO 639-2bos
ISO 639-3bos
Linguaspherepart of 53-AAA-g
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References change

  1. "Accredited Language Services: An Outline of Bosnian Language History". Accredited Language Services. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. Ronelle Alexander, 2006. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar: With Sociolinguistic Commentary. P. 1.