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Bosnian (Bosanski jezik)

Bosnian language (Bosnian: bosanski jezik) is a South Slavic language native to the Bosniak people. The language is notably spoken in the areas of Bosnia, the Bosniak-dominated region of Sandžak (in Serbia and Montenegro) and elsewhere. It is one of the standard versions of the Central-South Slavic diasystem which covers the region that was once known as Serbo-Croat from the 19th century until the early 1990s. It should be noted, however, that the standard Serbian, Croatian, and Bosnian languages are all mutually intelligible.

The Bosnian alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet. The Cyrillic alphabet is accepted (chiefly to accommodate for its usage in Bosnia in the past, especially in former Yugoslavia), but seldom used in today's practice. The name Bosnian language is the commonly accepted name among Bosniak linguists, and the name used by the ISO-639 standard. (Ref Wikipedia)

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To find foods and foods and food-related items in in Bosnian you may search by any sensible combination of the following terms:
Balkan Balkans Bosanski Bosnia Bosniaca Bosnian Bosnien Bosnio Bosnisch Bosnische Former Herzogovina Ionjac Jezik Jugoslavia Jugoslavian Yugoslavia Yugoslavian

These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages of the former Jugoslavia . This is not intended to be offensive and I apologise to anyone who feels affronted. In the same way I have included 'Indian' in the search terms for foods of Sri Lanka, 'English' in searches of the food glossary for Welsh or Scottish; likewise for Indian, African or South American food terms, where any of hundreds of languages may be in use. It is simply to aid the traveller, often ignorant of the finer detail.

You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of pancake, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'pancake Balkan' and then click on 'Translate from English' and select the appropriate language on offer.

One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches, such as 'Balkan', should help in a successful search:

Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.

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