Ethnologue: Areas: Europe


4,000,000 (1995). Part of Yugoslavia until 1992. Literacy rate 92%. Also includes Macedo Rumanian. Data accuracy estimate: B. Muslim (Bosnians), Greek Orthodox (Serbs), Roman Catholic (Croats), other. The number of languages listed for Bosnia-Herzegovina is 2.

ROMANI, VLACH (GYPSY, TSIGENE) [RMY] 1,500,000 in all countries (1986 estimate). Also in Romania, Poland, Hungary, Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Slovakia, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, England. Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Vlax. Dialects: SERBO-BOSNIAN (MACHWAYA, MACHVANO), KALDERASH, SOUTHERN VLACH. Vlach and Kalderash are understood by the Lovari. Ethnic group: Gurbéti. Christian. NT 1984-1995. Bible portions 1930-1986.

BOSNIAN [SRC] 4,000,000 in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1995); 21,000,000 in all countries (1995). Also in Yugoslavia, Croatia, Macedonia, many countries. Indo-European, Slavic, South, Western. National language. Typology: SVO. Muslim. Bible 1804-1968. NT 1563-1983. Bible portions 1564-1987.

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