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Bunjevci, Language of the
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The Bunjevci are a South Slavic (sub)ethnic group, settled mostly in Croatia, but partially also in Serbia and Hungary. Most of the Bunjevci identify themselves as ethnic Croats and consider their dialect a variety of Croatian. However, some Bunjevci in Serbia consider themselves a distinct ethnic group with their own language.

The Bunjevci are a South Slavic (sub)ethnic group, traditionally of Roman Catholic religion, who speak the Neo-Štokavian Ikavian dialect from the Central South Slav…

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Vuković, Petar, “Bunjevci, Language of the”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_031962>
First published online: 2020



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