The Croatian Language in the European Information Society
The Croatian language belongs to the West-South Slavic subgroup of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European linguistic family. Currently over 5.5 million people speak Croatian as their native language. The Croatian language consists of the dialects and standard national language of the Croats, which is the official language of more than 4 million people in the Republic of Croatia and is, along with Bosnian and Serbian, one of three official languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where it is spoken by about 700,000 people.
KeywordsMinority Language Standard Language National Minority Feminine Gender Linguistic Minority
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