Bosnian is spoken by roughly 2.5 million people in the world.

Where is Bosnian Spoken?

Bosnian is the official language of Bosnia and Herzegovina, however it is also spoken in neighboring countries like Serbia, Croatia, and Montenegro, and other countries of the world, in various dialects.


Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian are different in several ways in their purist form, however they are still mutual intelligible as they all share a common sound system, grammar, and vocabulary.

Did you Know?

One interesting difference between Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian is in their lexicon. Croatian has preserved more native Slavic words, while Serbian has borrowed more from Russian and Western European languages

4 Easy Phrases in Bosnian!

HvalaThank you
MolimYou are welcome

Population vs. Internet Penetration

Bosnia-Hercegovina Population:


Internet Users:




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Did you know that Bosniaks and Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina use the Latin alphabet, while the Cyrillic alphabet is preferred by Bosnian Serbs?

Bosnian Translation Tips

  •  There are three genders in the Bosnian language – masculine, feminine and neuter – and three numbers – singular, plural, and sometimes dual.
  • There are no articles in the Bosnian language.
  • The main tenses in the Bosnian language are Present, Future, Pluperfect, Future perfect, Imperative, and Conditional.
  • Word order in Bosnian is Subject-Predicate-Object. However, other orders are possible

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