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Bosnian language

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Pronunciation [bɔ̌sanskiː]
Native to Bosnia and neighboring regions, Bosnian diaspora
Native speakers 2.5–3.5 million  (date missing)[1]
(number is ambiguous)
Language family
Writing system Latin (Gaj)
Cyrillic (Serbian)[2]
Bosnian Braille
Official status
Official language in  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Recognised minority language in  Albania
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Language codes
ISO 639-1 bs
ISO 639-2 bos
ISO 639-3 bos
Linguasphere part of 53-AAA-g

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


  1. "Accredited Language Services: An Outline of Bosnian Language History". Accredited Language Services. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. Ronelle Alexander, 2006. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar: With Sociolinguistic Commentary. P. 1.