- The South Slavic language of which Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian are literary standards.
- The standard Shtokavian variety of that language first codified in the Vienna Literary Agreement and later used officially in Yugoslavia.
Native speakers use various terms to refer to the form of language spoken by them (Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Croato-Serbian, etc.). The name equivalent to Serbo-Croatian might be frowned upon by many and is not regularly used by speakers of Serbo-Croatian.
- Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, Serbian
- Chakavian, Ekavian, Ijekavian, Ikavian, Kajkavian, Stokavian
Serbo-Croatian (plural Serbo-Croatians)
- A person of Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, or Montenegrin ethnicity or descent.
- 1915, Emma Duke, U. S. Department of Labor, Children’s Bureau: Infant Mortality: Results of a Field Study in Johnstown, Pa., Based on Births in One Calendar Year (Infant Mortality Series No. 3; Bureau Publication No. 9), Washington: United States Government Publishing Office, page 29:
- These conditions exist to some extent among other foreigners, but are not as prevalent among other nationalities in Johnstown as among the Serbo-Croatians.
- 1919, The National Claims of the Serbians, Croatians and Slovenes, page 28:
- Of 41 members of the Dalmatian Diet, only 6 were Italians, elected all in the town of Zadar, in consequence of the censitary and curial system of elections, and 35 were Serbo-Croatians. All the deputies sent to the Vienna Parliament were Serbo-Croatians.
- 2008, Carolyn Erickson D’Avanzo, Cultural Health Assessment (Mosby’s Pocket Guide Series), fourth edition, Mosby, →ISBN, page 270:
- Germany absorbed two million refugees from Eastern European Countries and the Russian Federation. The country has small groups of ethnic minorities of Italians, Serbo-Croatians, Greeks, Spanish, and about 98,000 Jews.
- In or pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language.
- Wiktionary’s coverage of Serbo-Croatian terms
- Bosnia, Bosnian
- Croatia, Croatian
- Montenegro, Montenegrin
- Serbia, Serbian