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It is difficult to say today whether the Battle of Kosovo was a defeat or a victory for the Serbian people, whether thanks to it we fell into slavery or we survived in this slavery.
Slobodan Milosevic

Meaning of "Serbian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SERBIAN

Serbian  [ˈsɜːbɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SERBIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Serbian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SERBIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Serbian

Serbian may refer to: ▪ Serbia ▪ Serbians, citizens of Serbia ▪ Serbs, members of the Serb ethnic group ▪ Serbian language, the official language of Serbia ▪ Serbian cuisine ▪ Serbian diaspora, emigrants of Serbia and their descendants, and Serbs living abroad...

Definition of Serbian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Serbian in the dictionary is of, relating to, or characteristic of Serbia, its people, or their language. Other definition of Serbian is the language spoken in Serbia. Serbian is also a native or inhabitant of Serbia.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SERBIAN


Albion
ˈælbɪən
amphibian
æmˈfɪbɪən
Arabian
əˈreɪbɪən
Colombian
kəˈlɒmbɪən
Columbian
kəˈlʌmbɪən
Danubian
dænˈjuːbɪən
Fabian
ˈfeɪbɪən
gabion
ˈɡeɪbɪən
Gambian
ˈɡæmbɪən
Gibeon
ˈɡɪbɪən
Jacobean
ˌdʒækəˈbɪən
Jacobian
dʒəˈkəʊbɪən
lesbian
ˈlɛzbɪən
Libyan
ˈlɪbɪən
macrobian
məkˈrəʊbɪən
Namibian
nɑːˈmɪbɪən
Nubian
ˈnjuːbɪən
Sorbian
ˈsɔːbɪən
Swabian
ˈsweɪbɪən
Zambian
ˈzæmbɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SERBIAN

Serapis
seraskier
seraskierate
Serb
Serbia
Serbia and Montenegro
Serbia and Montenegro, Union of
Serbo-Croat
Serbo-Croatian
SERC
Sercq
serdab
Serdica
sere
serein
Seremban

WORDS THAT END LIKE SERBIAN

Adrian
Asian
Australian
Brazilian
Brian
British Columbian
Bulgarian
Canadian
Christian
hasbian
Hungarian
Indian
Indonesian
Italian
lipstick lesbian
microbian
pre-Columbian
Russian
Saudi Arabian
South Arabian

Synonyms and antonyms of Serbian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Serbian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SERBIAN

Find out the translation of Serbian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Serbian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Serbian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

塞尔维亚的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

serbio
570 millions of speakers

English

Serbian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सर्बियाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صِرْبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сербский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sérvio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সার্বীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

serbe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Serbia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

serbisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

セルビアの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세르비아의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Serbia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc nước/người/tiếng Serbia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செர்பியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्बियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sırpça
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

serbo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

serbski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сербський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sârbesc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σερβικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

serbian
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

serbisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

serbisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Serbian

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SERBIAN»

The term «Serbian» is very widely used and occupies the 8.232 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Serbian
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Serbian».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SERBIAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Serbian» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Serbian» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Serbian

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «SERBIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Serbian.
1
Ivica Dacic
The Serbian people certainly will never be an obstacle for the Montenegrins to have their own country.
2
Slobodan Milosevic
It is difficult to say today whether the Battle of Kosovo was a defeat or a victory for the Serbian people, whether thanks to it we fell into slavery or we survived in this slavery.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SERBIAN»

Discover the use of Serbian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Serbian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar: With Sociolinguistic ...
The first book to cover all three components of the post-Yugoslav linguistic environment, this reference manual features: · Thorough presentation of the grammar common to Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian, with explication of all the major ...
Ronelle Alexander, 2006
2
Serbian: An Essential Grammar
Serbian: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of Serbian as used by contemporary native speakers of the language.
Lila Hammond, 2005
3
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook: With Exercises and ...
"Three official languages have emerged: Croatian in Croatia, Serbian in Serbia, and both these languages plus Bosnian in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook introduces the student to all three.
Ronelle Alexander, Ellen Elias-Bursac, 2010
4
Colloquial Croatian and Serbian: The Complete Course for ...
Colloquial Croatian and Serbian is specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use.
Celia Hawkesworth, 1998
5
Serbian Orthodox Fundamentals: The Quest for an Eternal Identity
Annotation A comprehensive exposition of the interaction of a national and a religious content, in the formation of a distinctive national identity and a mode of being.
Christos Mylonas, 2003
6
Serbian Dreambook: National Imaginary in the Time of Milošević
The central role that the regime of Slobodan MiloševiÄ? played in the bloody dissolution of Yugoslavia is well known, but Marko ?ivkoviÄ? explores another side of this time period: the stories people in Serbia were telling themselves ...
Marko Živković, 2011
7
Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered ...
Balkan Holocausts? compares and contrasts Serbian and Croatian propaganda from 1986 to 1999, analyzing each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events.
David Bruce Macdonald, 2002
8
Complete Serbian: Teach Yourself
PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Vladislava Ribnikar, David Norris, 2012
9
Serbian and Greek Art Music: A Patch to Western Music History
Serbian and Greek Art Music is the first ever book in the English language to examine the assimilation and development of western art music in Serbia and Greece during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Kaitē Rōmanou, 2009
10
Tales of Serbian Life
" These fictional tales, suitable for readers of all ages, offer a glimpse into the daily lives of those living in Eastern Europe.
Ellen Chivers Davies, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SERBIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Serbian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Srebrenica anniversary: Bosnia condemns attack on Serbia PM
Bosnia's presidency has condemned an attack on Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
Spurs closing on 7-3 Serbian center
A skilled big man with panache for rebounding, Marjanovic averaged 16.6 points, 10.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in Euroleague play for the Serbian club Red ... «mySanAntonio.com, Jul 15»
3
American Page to fulfill Serbian Olympic dream
The 28-year old from Colorado Springs, granted Serbian citizenship in March, will represent her adopted country at next year's games in Rio de Janeiro after ... «Reuters, Jun 15»
4
Serbian PM 'shocked' at Hungary's plan for migrant fence
Serbia's prime minister has said he is "shocked" by Hungary's plan to erect a border fence to keep out migrants. Aleksandar Vucic said the four-metre (13ft) fence ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
5
Hungary threatens to shut Serbian border to stop migrants
"We don't think it's right that they send us the refugees, they need to be stopped on Serbian territory," Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in an interview ... «Yahoo News, Jun 15»
6
European commission hails 'fiddled' Serbian climate pledge
Serbia's new climate pledge for the coming UN summit in Paris has been hailed by the European commission as an “exemplary” step towards EU accession, ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
7
Serbian gang arrested in Spain on suspicion of kidnapping man …
Five members of Serbian gang were arrested yesterday after Spanish police foiled an alleged plot by the men to buy the kidney of a Moroccan immigrant in ... «The Independent, May 15»
8
Serbian father of the groom goes on shooting spree killing bride and …
A 55-year-old father went on a shooting spree in Serbia in an apparent drunken rage over his son's wedding, killing six people including the bride and her ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
9
Serbian president's plane plunge caused by co-pilot's coffee spill
An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane last week has revealed that it was due to the co-pilot spilling coffee on the instruments ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
10
Serbian President's Plane Takes Harrowing Plunge
WARSAW — An engine on an aging Serbian government plane carrying the president failed on Friday, sending the aircraft into a horrifying 60-second plunge ... «New York Times, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Serbian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/serbian>. Dec 2019 ».
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