https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986

Serbian lessons, part 1

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Welcome to Serbia… the land of two alphabets

Добро вече/Dobro veče!

Before I came to Duolingo website, I was sure people are not interested in learning my language. After some time I have spent here, I met some wonderful friends who have showed me that I was wrong. They would love to learn it. So, I decided to make lessons for them. Het_aapje, flootzavut and GeniusJack and all others, this is for you. And we all hope that DL will add Serbian to Incubator soon :)

Before I start with a lesson, I would love to tell you more about my country. Serbia is a little country in the central Balkans. It is landlocked and has borders with Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. The capital, Belgrade, is one of the largest cities in southeastern Europe. Serbia has a long history as Serbs came to the Balkans in 6th century, following the Slavic migrations. After the WWII Serbia with other South Slavic people made a big country, called Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which existed until Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. The result of the war was the breakup of Yugoslavia. After that time, Serbia and Montenegro remained together as Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. In 2006 Montenegro became an independent country. Serbian currency is Serbian dinar. The best known things about my country are athletes, who have always been showing the world only the bright side of this small and beautiful country. So, probably some of you heard about Novak Đoković (tennis player), Vlade Divac (basketball player), Ana Ivanović (tennis player), Bane Ivanović (football player) and many others.

Now, I think I should start with Serbian alphabet or alphabets. As many of you already know, Serbian is the only language in the world that uses both scripts – Latin and Cyrillic. We have 30 letters. The Cyrillic alphabet is the official script and it was developed in 1818. by the most famous Serbian linguist Vuk Karadžić. The letters Љ, Њ, Џ, Ђ and Ћ were developed uniquely for the Serbian alphabet. The Serbian language is 100% phonetic, with no exceptions and it is the only such language in the world. You will know to write every Serbian word when you hear it. Its principle is ‘’Write as you speak and read as it is written’’ or in Serbian ''Пиши као што говориш, читај како је написано.'' / ''Piši kao što govoriš, čitaj kako je napisano.''

Now we will learn letters...

Cyrillic Latin Example Pronunciation

A A Србија, Srbija like a in father

Б B Србија, Srbija like b in bed

В V велики, veliki like v in very

Г G град, grad like g in good

Д D идеја, ideja like d in day

Ђ Đ ђак, đak like j in juice

Е Е Београд, Beograd like e in men

Ж Ž живот, život like g in rouge

З Z језик, jezik like z in zoo

И I велики, veliki like e in he

Ј Ј Србија, Srbija like y in you

K K велики, veliki like c in cow

Л L велики, veliki like l in look

Љ Lj љубав, ljubav like ll in million (as in BE)

М М мајка, majka like m in mother

Н N не, ne like n in no

Њ Nj коњ, konj like n in new

O O око, око like o in bowl

П P песма, pesma like p in pen

Р R реч, reč like r in room

С S слово, slovo like s in sun

Т T тон, ton like t in top

Ћ Ć ћошак, ćošak like ch in church

У U усне, usne like u in rule

Ф F филм, film like f in film

Х H хаљина, haljina like h in his

Ц C ципела, cipela like ts in lots

Ч Č човек, čovek like ch in chocolate

Џ Dž џак, džak like j in jung or g in George

Ш Š шешир, šešir like sh in shop

The sort order of the ćirilica (ћирилица) alphabet:

• Cyrillic order called Azbuka (азбука): А Б В Г Д Ђ Е Ж З И Ј К Л Љ М Н Њ О П Р С Т Ћ У Ф Х Ц Ч Џ Ш

The sort order of the latinica (латиница) alphabet:

• Latin order called Abeceda (абецеда): A B C Č Ć D Dž Đ E F G H I J K L Lj M N Nj O P R S Š T U V Z Ž

Now that we learnt азбука and abedeca, I will tell you more about Serbian language. It is Slavic language, part of the South Slavic language group (along with Croatian, Slovenian, Bosnian, Montenegrin, Macedonian and Bulgarian). Serbian is a standardized form of Serbo-Croatian, official language in Former Yugoslavia. The other standardized forms of it are Croatian, Bosnian and Montenegrin. So with learning one of those languages you will be able to understand and communicate in other three. There are around 9 million speakers of Serbian language. Most of Serbian words are of native Slavic lexical stock, tracing back to the Proto-Slavic language. There are many loanwords from different languages, reflecting cultural interaction throughout the history. We have around 3000 words from Turkish language (as we spent around 500 years under their empire). There are plenty of loanwords from German too. Nowadays, as internet is becoming part of everyday life, we are getting more and more English words. In the end of our first lesson, we will learn greetings and how to introduce ourselves.

Hello! - Здраво! Zdravo!

Hi! - Ћао! Ćao!

Good morning! - Добро јутро! Dobro jutro!

Good afternoon! - Добар дан! Dobar dan!

Good evening! - Добро вече! Dobro veče!

Good night! - Лаку ноћ! Laku noć!

Welcome! - Добродошли! Dobrodošli!

How are you? - Како си? Kako si?

I am fine, thank you. - Ја сам добро, хвала. Ja sam dobro, hvala.*

And you? - А ти? A ti?

Not so good. - Не баш најбоље. Ne baš najbolje.

Bad. - Лоше. Loše.

My name is... - Ја се зовем.../Ja se zovem...*

What is your name? - Како се ти зовеш?/Kako se ti zoveš?

Nice to meet you. - Драго ми је./Drago mi je.

  • In Serbian we usually say just ''Zovem se'' instead of ''Ja se zovem'', or ''Dobro sam'' instead of ''Ja sam dobro''. Pronoun JA which means I, can be left out. But, we will learn more about it in future, hopefully :)

NOTE: When people meet with their loved ones in Serbia (especially older people), they kiss three times in both cheeks one by one. In other situations, we usually shake hands or kiss one time in a cheek (mainly younger population).

This will be enough for the first time. I hope you will like it. I am open for any questions and suggestions. And also sorry if I have mistakes, English is not my native language, so I try to improve and practice it every day.

I hope people will be interested in learning more about Serbia and Serbian language. If so, I will make a new post soon :)

Пуно поздрава из Србије!! Puno pozdrava iz Srbije!!

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
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Here's a course I've created with Gaga's vocabulary and the information from her post: http://www.memrise.com/course/584224/duolingo-serbian-course/

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https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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Thank you, Jack, once again. Together we will make a good Serbian team :)))

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https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
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You're welcome, Gaga! And thank you, again! :) Oh, yes, we sure will! :D

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https://www.duolingo.com/het_aapje
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Are there plans of adding audio? :D

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https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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We can do that. But I don't know how to do it, I will need help :)

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https://www.duolingo.com/UneJamKuqEZi

I am Albanian and I want to learn Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian/Montegrin so bad. I don't understand why there is so much hate between Albanians and Serbians. My relatives say that Kosovo is Albania, and I heard Serbians say that Kosovo is Serbia. I mean, why can't we share it? Why can't Albanians and Serbians live together in peace? I told my mom that not all Serbians are bad, and she said that ALL Serbians are bad, and I think that's not true at all. I think that there are some Albanians who are bad too, not all Albanians are bad, but I think there are still some Albanians who are bad. There are people from every country who are bad and/or good. I feel like Serbia and Albania should set aside their differences and come together. The first way we can do that is by having Albanians learn Serbian, and have Serbians learn Albanian. That is one step, it's not a big one, but it's still one step, towards peace between those two countries.

Хвала вам за ову лекцију! (I used Google Translate so I don't know if that is exactly how you say it.) Србија је добро, није лоше. Хвала ти!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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I agree with you. People from all countries can be either good or bad. It isn't matter are they from Serbia, Albania, USA, Brasil... I think we should forget finally about that hatred between our countries. I wish there are more people who think like we do. Maybe future will change it. I, honestly, do not know much about your language, but I agree with learning more about our languages and cultures will help to bring peace. Србија је добра, није лоша. Албанија је добра, није лоша. Нема на чему, хвала теби на лепим речима! Велики поздрав из Србије! :)))

3 years ago

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    Одлично одрађено. Свака част на вољи и стрпљењу да све пишеш на два писма. :)

    3 years ago

    https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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    Хвала ти! Желим да свима представим оно најбоље што имамо, па зато и имам воље да то одрадим како треба. Можда успемо и курс ускоро да добијемо, ко зна :)

    3 years ago

    [deactivated user]

      Ја сам се пријавила за курс па кад буде било ту сам да помогнем.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Има нас доста, бићемо одличан тим :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/miacomet
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      Hvala vam! Ja učim srpskohrvatski s univerzitetom ali još ne mogu da dobro govorim. Mislim da jedan srpski ili duolingo kurs vrlo bio bi interesan!

      If you were to make a Serbian (or Serbocroatian) course, how would you treat the alphabets? Or the ije vs e variants?

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Ja učim srpskohrvatski na univerzitetu... Bio bi vrlo interesantan! I am not sure about alphabets, as you know we use both of them. It depends of Duolingo team. I would rather choose Cyrillic, if it is up to me. And in Serbian we use only e variant. Making a Serbocroatian course would be much harder because of it. There are so many things which are different in those variants, as you probably already know.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/adblocklego

      Hello, MiaComet I have just read your comment and I want to give you a tip. You can say Nash instead of Srbski i hrvatski. Also keep up the great work your Serbo-Croatian is very good! Serbian is my first language even though I live in Australian and have never been to the Balkans my mum is Serbian and tells me to say this if talking infront of people of mixed nationality like Croatia and Serbia. (You do this because someone may feel offended because of the Yugoslav wars)

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      https://www.duolingo.com/miacomet
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      Ćao, šta ima? :) I've definitely heard people call it naš or say things like "na našem jeziku", but I wonder as a non-native speaker if I can really say things like that? Since it means "our language," but as a non-native speaker I'm not part of the "us" that the language belongs to.

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/adblocklego

      Ja sam dobar, hvala. I do not think it matters if your not a Serbian, Croatan, Bosnian or any other country that speaks the language, it can still be used because just say you were in Croatia and you said "Ja pritjam srpski' some people may not like it. I am not a person who hates it but of course some people do. Also I cant really write in Serbo-Croatian so you might need to find some of these things out on the internet. Thank you.

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Azure_Waters
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      This is a very wonderful post! Thank you so much for sharing this! :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      It is my pleasue. I hope you'll enjoy it :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/htimsmr

      "Before I came to Duolingo website, I was sure people are not interested in learning my language."

      I actually chose Serbian to be my South Slavic language of choice, if I ever had the time to learn one (after I gain proficiency in my prioritized languages).

      I hope you continue these posts! I might not be able to give the language the concentrated attention it deserves, but these language sketches do help me appreciate the languages - and the relationship between languages - more than not coming in contact with them at all.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      I must say I am surprised with a number of people who are interested in learning Serbian. It makes me really happy. I will continue with posts and I hope you will all enjoy in reading it.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/het_aapje
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      YES! YES! YES! HVALA MOJ PRIJATELJU :D

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      I made this for you my friends :) I hope you will enjoy it :) And it is 'hvala moj prijatelju' :D

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/het_aapje
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      I was about to ask you to make one! ahh typo, allow me to correct it :) Једва чекам за српски :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Једва чекам српски :)))) I will make more of it :)

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      https://www.duolingo.com/SiniaKopun

      Svaka cast, bilo bi lepo ako nista drugo, makar da ubace nas jezik kao osnovni jezik da mozemo lakse da ucimo neki drugi. A sto se tice kursa Srpskog jezika to bi tek bilo lepo za ljude koji zele da ga nauce.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Hvala! Ja bih bila srećna kada bi uskoro se pojavio kurs, zato sam i napravila ovo, za ljude koji žele da nauče naš jezik. A znam da ih ima baš puno :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/SiniaKopun

      Rado bih podrzao i pomogao oko kursa ako ikako mogu na bilo koji nacin. Super ti je objava i podrzavam tvoj trud :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Hvala ti, trudila sam se da uradim najbolje što mogu. Engleski mi nije savršen, al valjda je sve okej :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Lexi_Paloma
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      Veoma lep tekst o Srbiji i srpskom jeziku. :)

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      Hvala. Nadam se da vam se svidja svima :)

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      https://www.duolingo.com/lennonmacca
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      Thanks for this great and informative post! I love seeing your dedication and your enthusiasm and your passion, it makes me so happy and hopeful for a coming Serbian course! :D

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Thank you. I will do my best to show you the best side of my county and language and to teach you Serbian as much as I can. Also, I hope for a Serbian course too :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/SkillsInPills

      Just out of curiosity, are there certain situations you would use the Cyrillic or Latin alphabet to write Serbian or doesn't really matter?

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      It doesn't really matter. You can choose which one you want to use :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/SkillsInPills

      Oh good! Shopping around Slavic languages to learn eventually. I like Polish a lot but Serbian nnd Croatian seem pretty cool too. I would do a course for Serbian.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Olexsa
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      Спасибо за интересный и информативный текст о Сербии. Очень легко читалось. Продолжай, у тебя хорошо выходит.

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Спасибо большое :) I am happy that you like it! Btw, I love Russian language very much :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Maria.miltenova

      I would love to learn Serbian! I'm from Bulgaria and I know some phrases and words since our languages are both slavic. I understand almost everything I hear in Serbian but can't speak or write. It will be great if Duo add the language :)

      Поздрав!

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      I went to Bulgaria once and I remember that we could communicate easily with people there :) I love your language, as I love all Slavic languages. Thanks for your support! Поздрав :)

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      Гага, свака част! Ја сам врло одушевљен и све си лепо објаснила и написала на најједноставнији начин. Ја сам се пријавио пре неки дан, сигуран сам да ће бити овај курс, пошто има много људи који су заинтересовани за то, а само треба времена и да будемо стрпљиви. Волео бих и ја свакако са задовољством да помогнем у томе, мада ми не иде баш врло добро енглески, али га учим и мислим да могу савладати на крају. Пре свега, нек буде на курсу оба писма. Много поздрава :)

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Хвала Марко на овим дивним речима. Надам се да ће ускоро одлучити да убаце и наш језик овде. Енглески неће бити проблем, има нас доста заинтересованих, па ћемо као један одличан тим успети да направимо занимљив курс, сигурна сам. :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/flootzavut
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      Добро! и хвала :D

      When I went to write "thank you", I realised that since I learned Croatian, I had never before written that word in Cyrillic. Cue much confusion in my brain. добро is sufficiently close to Russian that it didn't phase me at all. хвала I had to double check because it looks so odd to me in Cyrillic!

      I think I understood or could have a guess at most of the vocab you used to illustrate the alphabet, but I think I'll have another look tomorrow as it's late and I'm tired!

      Thanks for doing this :D

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      You're welcome! I hope you will like it also. I am here if you have any question :)

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      Thank you for making this wonderful, informative post! :D

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      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      You're welcome! I hope you have enjoyed in reading it :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/-Feodor-

      Duolingo, please add Serbian!!

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Feodor, I hope you like the post :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/huangwz
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      Thanks for sharing with us about your language and history =D I have always wanted to learn Serbian!!! хвала!!

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      Нема на чему :) I will continue with sharing my culture with you :)

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      Haha thanks!!! I would love learning about Serbian culture :)

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      https://www.duolingo.com/GeniusJack
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      YAY!!! :D Hvala so much, Gaga! :D This is a really wonderful post, and I plan on learning all of these things because of you! I can't wait till Duolingo does add a course for Serbian!

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      Thanks for helping me, my dear friend. I hope you will enjoy :)

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      I think I'll love it, Gaga! thank you again! And you're welcome! I'm going to make a Memrsie course out of this :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      I am always happy to help you :) I will make more if there will be people who are interested in this :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/duoslapo
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      I REALLY wish there was a serbian course since I want to learn the languages of my neighbors even though we have some really bad prejudices between our peoples (serbs and albanians) and I think understanding each others languages will show us how similar we really are. I started learning it some years ago and I'm always amazed by the similarities, both in vocabulary and in idioms, but not in grammar which is extremely hard in both imo.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      When I first saw your photo (as I know it is Albanian eagle), I was affraid you will write something bad about me or my country. I am glad I was wrong :) Yes, I have the same opinion as you do. I don't have prejudices, people are people. Bad things happened in past, let them stay there. I think we have a lot of similarities. I hope we will make Serbian course and that you will be able to make Albanian course in future.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Dan_The_Man1912

      I also wish to learn Serbo-Croatian my friend! I went to Croatia for a week in the summer and it was a beautiful country with a beautiful language, which is mostly identical to Bosnian and Serbian, just that Serbian uses Cyrillic Alphabet, which i taught myself to read. I also love to learn Greek. The Balkans is the most beautiful place in the world. We have Slavs, Albanians, Greeks, Romanians, and Turks and other people. A very diverse region filled with beautiful languages, cities, culture, and everything else. We need to stop hating each other in the Balkans, and think as ONE people, even though we are very different. Hvala!

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      I have to agree with you in all this. I think the Balkans is such a beautiful region, just destroyed with hatred. You have all three big religions in one small place, beautiful languages, places, wonderful people. We just have to stop hate each other and build a new future together. But, I am not sure it is possible. Because, people mainly do not think as you and me do.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/mariolis101

      learn greek i am greek, and greek is a language of a neighbour

      1 year ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Jen_the_N
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      Thanks so much for this post! I've been trying to find some resources to learn Serbian/Croatian and this is great. :D

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      You're welcome! I would be happy to show the world beauty of my country and language. And to help all of you in learning the language :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/tegendemuur

      Hello. I've translated all these Serbian words to English, but my dictionary doesn't recognize џак. What does it mean? Also, велики, this means 'large' or 'huge', right? And усне means 'lip', if I'm correct?

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Hello! It is a bag or sack. Yes, veliki is large or huge, and usne are lips (plural of usna - lip) :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Minx580

      Please Duolingo add serbian!

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Prallogi
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      yes please, I want to learn more about Serbian!

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/AnnetteFlottwell
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      hvala mu lepa, dobra idea. my first husband was Croatian from Lastovo but he had no prejudice, he was a ship's engineer and hand many serbian friends, We often went to Novi sad to se one of his mates. it is now 30 years ago but I'm amazed how much I remember reading your lesson. Please carry on.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Thanks a lot. I will make more of it for all of you. I hope you liked my country :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/sinbad83

      Oh, my dear sister, this is amazing! Wow!

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Thank you, my brother :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Viking...
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      Nicely written Lepo napisano

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Thank you!

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/soedori
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      What do Serbians use more. Latinica or Serbian Cyrillic?

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/bomatix
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      People use Latinica more often online because it is easier to search for something in English without switching the keyboard input.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/-Feodor-

      I've heard Latinica. Cyrillic is used for more official things like court documents for example.

      Correct me if I'm wrong.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Latinica. But you can always choose wich one will you use. I prefer Cyrilic :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Kubelwagen2

      As bomatix said we use Latinica online but write in Ćirilica irl

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/hunspike
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      I want to cycle to Dala and Srpski Krstur, do you think that some Serbs would frown at me if I said such things like "bok!"? I tend to know more Croatian words, and my Serbian lessons at the uni progress way too slowly. The sentence "govorite li madarski?" could be also useful, I guess (in Szabadka/Subotica I did meet some Serbs who spoke Hungarian). I have some dinars to spend still, and I'm thinking to buy one or more things in any shop, when I'm in these villages, just I'm extremely afraid to leave my bike anywhere even for 10 mins (it's actually my girlfriend's racing bike, but I use it when she is away).

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      In north Serbia, especially in Subotica, most of the people are Hungarians or they speak Hungarian language. So, over there knowing Hungarian is a big plus. In other parts of the country it is not that useful. It is better to use 'Ćao', instead of 'Bok' :) All other words are similar, so you can use your knowing of Croatian language. And my advice is not to leave your bike alone ever :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/hunspike
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      Razumem. Mozda moje znanje ce biti bolje u aprilu-maju.

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Mislim da je tvoje znanje i sada dobro :) Ako želiš da vežbas, ja sam uvek tu :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/hunspike
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      hvala lepo :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Mundgeirr
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      Wow thanks for the post, I hope you continue doing this series and it'd we awesome having you in the serbian duolingo course. I've met many nice people from the balkans and I find it really useful to learn Serbian and use it as lingua franca to communicate with the people there. I can't wait for the next episode :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Gaga986
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      Thanks for your support. I will continue with lessons as soon as possible. I don't have a lot of free time, but I will do my best to post new lesson soon :) I am glad that you have positive opinion about Balkan people :)

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/-Feodor-

      Good to see the discussion is still going strong! I really hope this course will be added soon...

      3 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/luckyarii
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      I have so much motivation to learn Serbian especially because not only will Serbians be able to understand me, but Bosnians Croatians and Montenegrins as well. C'mon duolingo!!

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/maviroad

      WOW! I like it. i meet a serbian person who instantly awake like a big energy on my to know more about that country, fascinating language, and i just to trying to find the way to talk whit him. im from South America

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/boca56
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      I'm hoping Serbian will be added soon!! I'm fluent in Macedonian so Serbian shouldn't be too difficult for me but I would really like to master it.

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Marc_PF18
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      Yes! I would love if duolingo create spanish-serbian or english-serbian lessons!

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/TijanaSevic

      my dad is a Serbian Croatian and my mum is from Macedonia, I was born in England although those three languages are my first I guess. I went to a Serbian church school every week and learnt the alphabet so I know that but I still mix up some words. I can understand Serbian perfectly but I find it a bit harder to talk it. but I know it fuently

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/martinahuijgen

      Same, I understanding everything perfectly but talking is harder!

      2 years ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/channa.s
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      I'm kinda disappointed this course still hasn't been added... Can someone explain to me why not, actually? Is it because of Duolingo not having accepted the course yet or because of the lack of people willing to contribute to this course? Because looking at this thread, I don't get the idea there is no interest in this course...

      1 year ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/Realm_Xplorer
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      You can make a course you know? Or am I missing something becayse I am also interested in learning Serbian

      1 year ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/cpbja85
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      well, i am late with this comment. I want to learn Serbian too, but i cannot find any courses nowhere. If u want to give a little help here, will be so great! and by the way, Serbian isn't the only phonetic language. Romanian is 100% phonetic too, and i think that Italian is too. Or a big part of it. Thanks!

      1 year ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/kyokogra

      I'm interested in learning Serbian, too! As many mentioned here, there are not many materials available online and this would be wonderful! Hope this will become a course here in Duolingo!

      1 year ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/MihajloNesic

      Da li postoji mogucnost inicijative za kreiranje srpskog kursa za govornike engleskog jezika na Duolingu?

      9 months ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/IziBoy97
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      Please give serbian languge

      5 months ago

      https://www.duolingo.com/LlanaG

      There are over a thousand discussions asking for Serbian over the last 4 years, and still asking today. I have no idea why Duolingo isn't supporting it yet. Do they need more helpers? Money? I know several people have tried to get the project approved and submitted it and volunteered to build and help with it. Tons of support. What's the problem??

      4 months ago
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