Bosnian Alphabet / Abeceda

Bosnian alphabet has 30 letters in total, and differs from the standard Latin alphabet in the following ways:

  • Bosnian alphabet has additional letters: č, ć, dž, đ, lj, nj, š and ž
  • Bosnian alphabet doesn’t have: q, w, x and y

When speaking Bosnian please make sure that:

  • Bosnian is a phonetical language which means that each letter is pronounced the way it is written.
  • There are no silent letters
  • There are no special combinations of letters that together create one sound except LJ and NJ sounds.
  • Letters are pronounced the same regardless of their position in a sentence.

Alphabet Quiz

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