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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
The Croatian Latin alphabet (''Croatian alphabet Gajica'') followed suit shortly afterwards, when Ljudevit Gaj defined it as standard Latin with five extra letters that had diacritical marks, apparently borrowing much from Czech language Czech, but also from Polish language Polish, and inventing the uniquely Croatian digraph (orthography) digraphs "lj", "nj" and "dž".
Vuk standardized the Serbian Cyrillic script and Gaj and Daničić Croatian Latin script, on the basis on phonemes used in vernacular speach and the principle of purely phonetic spelling.
In the mid 19th century, Serbian (led by Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic Vuk Stefanović Karadžić) and Croatian writers and linguists (represented in Illyrian movement led by Ljudevit Gaj and Djuro Danicic Đuro Daničić) decided to use the most widespread Štokavian dialect as a basis for their standard languages.
www.mauspfeil.net /Serbo-Croatian_language.html   (3692 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Croatia, 1813-1849
Gaj and his soulmates developed an orthography based on the Stokavski dialect, written in the Latin alphabet.
While the concept of a standard language for all the south Slavs failed to gain the acceptance of the Serbs, Bulgarians and Macedonians, who stuck to the Cyrillic alphabet, and of the Slovenes, the 'Illyrian' grammar and orthography gained acceptance in Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia and thus formed the foundation of modern Croatian.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/croat181349.html   (834 words)

  
 Serbo-Croatian
The Latin alphabet was similarly adapted by Ljudevit Gaj (1809–72).
It was used in the writings of Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic (1787–1864), who is also responsible for adapting the Cyrillic alphabet to the sound system of the Serbo-Croatian language.
www.rkp-montreal.org /en/05serbocroatian.html   (218 words)

  
 Slovenian alphabet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Slovenian alphabet is an extension of the Latin alphabet and is used in the Slovene language.
This alphabet (abeceda) was derived in the mid-1840s from an arrangement of the Croatian national reviver and leader Ljudevit Gaj that would become the Croatian alphabet, and was in turn patterned on the Czech alphabet.
Another alphabet, "dajnčica", was developed by Peter Dajnko in 1824, which did not catch on as much as metelčica; it was banned in 1838.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slovenian_alphabet   (850 words)

  
 What is Serbo-Croatian language
The Croatian Latin alphabet followed suit shortly afterwards, when Ljudevit Gaj defined it as standard Latin with five extra letters that had diacritical marks, apparently borrowing much from Czech, but also from Polish, and inventing the uniquely Croatian digraphs "lj", "nj" and "dž".
Today, it is written in both the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets.
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet was revised by Vuk Stefanović Karadžić in the 19th century.
www.whatis.tv /Serbo-Croatian_language.html   (850 words)

  
 Serbo-Croatian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vuk standardized the Serbian Cyrillic script and Gaj and Daničić Croatian Latin script, on the basis on phonemes used in vernacular speach and the principle of purely phonetic spelling.
In the mid 19th century, Serbian (led by Vuk Stefanović Karadžić) and Croatian writers and linguists (represented in Illyrian movement led by Ljudevit Gaj and Đuro Daničić) decided to use the most widespread Štokavian dialect as a basis for their standard languages.
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet was revised by Vuk Stefanović Karadžić in the 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Serbo-Croatian_language   (3205 words)

  
 Serbo-Croatian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Croatian Latin alphabet (Gajica) followed suit shortly afterwards, when Ljudevit Gaj defined it as standard Latin with five extra letters that had diacritical marks, apparently borrowing much from Czech, but also from Polish, and inventing the uniquely Croatian digraphs "lj", "nj" and "dž".
A minority of Croatian linguists deny that the Croatian standard language is based on the neo-Štokavian dialect.
Croatian is spoken by roughly 4.7 million including by 575,000 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Serbo-Croatian_language   (3205 words)

  
 Cyrillic alphabet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Serbian there is a one-to-one correspondence between Vuk Karadžić ’s Serbian Cyrillic and Ljudevit Gaj ’s Croatian Gajica (derived from the Czech alphabet.
Cyrillic upper - and lowercase letter-forms are not as differentiated as in Latin typography.
Although Cyril is almost certainly not the author of the Cyrillic alphabet, his contributions to Glagolitic alphabet and hence to the Cyrillic alphabet are still recognised, as the latter is named after him.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyrillic_alphabet   (3205 words)

  
 Croatian language
Croatian is based on the Štokavian dialect (with some influence from Čakavian and Kajkavian) and written with the Latin alphabet.
Gaj and his Illyrian movement (centred in kajkavian-speaking Croatia's capital Zagreb) were, however, important more politically than linguistically.
They "chose" štokavian dialect because they didn't have any other realistic option—štokavian, or, more precisely, neoštokavian (a version of štokavian which emerged in the 15th / 16th century) was the major Croatian literary tongue from 1700s on.
mywiseowl.com /index.php?title=Croatian_language&action=creativecommons   (3205 words)

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