Serbian

noun

Ser·​bi·​an ˈsər-bē-ən How to pronounce Serbian (audio)
1
2
: a south Slavic language spoken by the Serbian people
Serbian adjective

Examples of Serbian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dessert specials include Serbian schaum torte ($10), either strawberry or lemon meringue. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 22 Mar. 2024 The organization and the Serbian Basketball Federation announced on Wednesday that Milojevic died. Trisha Garcia-Easto, Sacramento Bee, 20 Feb. 2024 Bogdanovic played with a lump in his throat Wednesday night after fellow Serbian Dejan Milojević, an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, died after suffering a heart attack at age 46. Paul Newberry, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 The second-year Serbian forward produced 14 points, five rebounds and three assists during an immaculate first half that ended with Miami ahead 69-52. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 The governing Serbian Progressive party of populist Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić won the Dec. 17 parliamentary and municipal elections, securing 129 seats in the 250-seat assembly. Lorne Cook, Quartz, 8 Feb. 2024 The 28-year-old Serbian posted 25 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Nuggets with his league-high 14th triple-double of the season. Sam Joseph, CNN, 30 Jan. 2024 Independent observers identified troubling issues, including vote buying, media bias and improper influence, giving an unfair advantage to the ruling Serbian Progressive Party. Fox News, 21 Dec. 2023 The numbers of the Serbian's straight-sets win over Russian Daniil Medvedev, 27, may betray the nature of the final, an unwavering, point-by-point war between the best. Josh Feldman, NBC News, 10 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Serbian was in 1848

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“Serbian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Serbian. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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Serbian

noun
Ser·​bi·​an ˈsər-bē-ən How to pronounce Serbian (audio)
1
2
: a Slavic language spoken by the people of Serbia
Serbian adjective
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