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  1. A dialect, group of dialects or dialect continuum of Serbo-Croatian spoken through most of Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro and parts of Serbia and distinguished by reflecting the Common Slavic jat (Old Cyrillic: ѣ, Glagolitic: , Latin transcription /ě/) sound as disyllabic (triphonemic) /ije/ or diphtongal /je/ sequence.

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The terms Ijekavian and Jekavian mean the same thing, and dual forms come from Serbo-Croatian ijékavskī/ије́кавскӣ and jékavskī/је́кавскӣ where they are also synonymous.

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