South Slavic languages

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The South Slavic languages are one of three branches of the Slavic languages.wikipedia
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Slavic languages

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The South Slavic languages are one of three branches of the Slavic languages.
The Slavic languages are conventionally (that is, also on the basis of extralinguistic features) divided intro three subgroups: East, West, and South, which together constitute more than 20 languages.

Thessaloniki

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The first South Slavic language to be written (also the first attested Slavic language) was the variety spoken in Thessaloniki, now called Old Church Slavonic, in the ninth century.
It is the basis for the city's name in other languages: Солѹнь (Solun) in Old Church Slavonic, סלוניקה (Salonika) in Ladino, سلانیك (Selânik) in Ottoman Turkish and Selanik in modern Turkish, Salonicco in Italian, Solun or Солун in the local and neighboring South Slavic languages, Салоники (Saloníki) in Russian, and Sãrunã in Aromanian, and Salonica or Salonika in English.

South Slavs

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The South Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the South Slavic languages.

Bulgarian language

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Bulgarian is a South Slavic language spoken in Southeastern Europe, primarily in Bulgaria.

Macedonian language

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, ) is a South Slavic language spoken as a first language by around two million people, principally in North Macedonia and the Macedonian diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia.

East Slavic languages

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These are separated geographically from speakers of the other two Slavic branches (West and East) by a belt of German, Hungarian and Romanian speakers.
It is the group with the largest numbers of speakers, far out-numbering the Western and Southern Slavic groups.

Slovene language

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Slovenian is mainly spoken in Slovenia.
Slovene ( or ) or Slovenian (slovenski jezik or slovenščina) is a South Slavic language spoken by the Slovenes.

Old Church Slavonic

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The first South Slavic language to be written (also the first attested Slavic language) was the variety spoken in Thessaloniki, now called Old Church Slavonic, in the ninth century.
Old Church Slavonic spread to other South-Eastern, Central, and Eastern European Slavic territories, most notably Croatia, Serbia, Bohemia, Lesser Poland, and principalities of the Kievan Rus' while retaining characteristically South Slavic linguistic features.

West Slavic languages

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These are separated geographically from speakers of the other two Slavic branches (West and East) by a belt of German, Hungarian and Romanian speakers.

Torlakian dialect

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On the level of dialectology, they are divided into Western South Slavic (Slovene and Serbo-Croatian dialects) and Eastern South Slavic (Bulgarian and Macedonian dialects); these represent separate migrations into the Balkans and were once separated by intervening Hungarian, Romanian, and Albanian populations; as these populations were assimilated, Eastern and Western South Slavic fused with Torlakian as a transitional dialect.
Torlakian, or Torlak (Torlački / Торлачки, ; Торлашки, Torlashki, Торлачки, Torlachki) is a group of South Slavic dialects of southeastern Serbia, southern Kosovo (Prizren), northeastern North Macedonia (Kumanovo, Kratovo and Kriva Palanka dialect), and northwestern Bulgaria (Belogradchik–Godech–Tran-Breznik).

Serbian language

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Serbian is a standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian, a Slavic language (Indo-European), of the South Slavic subgroup.

Bulgarian dialects

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Bulgarian dialects are the regional varieties of the Bulgarian language, a South Slavic language.

Slavic liquid metathesis and pleophony

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The Slavic liquid metathesis refers to the phenomenon of metathesis of liquid consonants in the Common Slavic period in the South Slavic and West Slavic area.

Dialects of Macedonian

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They are part of the dialect continuum of South Slavic languages that joins the Macedonian language with Bulgarian to the east and Serbo-Croatian to the north.

Chakavian

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Chakavian or Čakavian,, (čakavski, proper name: čakavica or čakavština, own name: čokovski, čakavski, čekavski) is a South Slavic regiolect or language spoken by Croats in along the Adriatic coast, in the historical regions of Dalmatia, Istria, Croatian Littoral and parts of coastal and southern Central Croatia (now collectively referred to as Adriatic Croatia).

Kajkavian

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Kajkavian (Kajkavian noun: kajkavščina; Shtokavian adjective: kajkavski, noun: kajkavica or kajkavština ) is a South Slavic regiolect or language spoken primarily by Croats in much of Central Croatia, Gorski Kotar and northern Istria.

Slovene dialects

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It lacks several palatals (ć, lj, nj, dž) found in the Shtokavian dialect, and has some loanwords from the nearby Slovene dialects and German (chiefly in towns).
]]Slovene dialects (slovenska narečja) are the regional spoken varieties of Slovene, a South Slavic language.

Prekmurje Slovene

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It is closely related to other Slovene dialects in neighboring Slovene Styria, as well as to Kajkavian with which it retains partial mutual intelligibility and forms a dialect continuum with other South Slavic languages.

Serbo-Croatian

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The Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian standard variants of the pluricentric Serbo-Croatian are based on the same dialect (Shtokavian).
Serbo-Croatian ( srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски or hrvatskosrpski/ хрватскoсрпски; also called Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croat-Bosnian (SCB), Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS), or Bosnian-Croatian-Montenegrin-Serbian (BCMS)) is a South Slavic language and the primary language of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

Bosnian language

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The division is partly based on religion – Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Macedonia (which use Cyrillic) are Orthodox countries, whereas Croatia and Slovenia (which use Latin) are Catholic The Bosnian language, used by the Muslim Bosniaks, also uses Latin, but in the past they used Cyrillic.

Church Slavonic language

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It is retained as a liturgical language in some South Slavic Orthodox churches in the form of various local Church Slavonic traditions.