The Latin alphabet


Two alphabets are used for writing Serbian language: the Cyrillic and the Latin. In Yugoslavia most people use the Cyrillic, but frequently Latin, as well. In Bosnia-Hercegovina, both the Cyrillic and Latin alphabets are in use. People in Croatia use the Latin form of the Serbian language (adopted to become Serbo-Croatian, e.g. Croatian.)

The Serbian language (with it's Cyrillic and Latin form) was chosen as the literary language in the nineteenth century, as a result of the work of the great Serbian philologist and language reformer, Vuk Stefanovich Karadzich .


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