About Croatian Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Croatian is the standard version of the Serbo-Croatian pluricentric language. It is used by Croats especially in Croatia, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. It is also widely spoken in the Serbian province of Vojvodina and other neighboring countries. Croatian is the official language of the European Union. The standard Croatian language is based on the dialect of Serbo- Croatian and Shtokavian. Apart from the Shtokavian dialect, there are other two major dialects spoken in the territory of Croatia, Chakavian, and Kajkavian. All the native speakers are covered under the term ‘’Serbo-Croatian in English. This term is considered controversial for some native speakers. However, some people use it in diplomatic circles. The Croatian language is characterized by Ijekavian pronunciation. There are a lot of Latin alphabets used in it that make it different from Serbian.