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.
About Slovak Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Slovak is a West Slavic language. It is spoken by the Czech–Slovak group. It is written in Latin script. It belongs to the Indo-European language family and is one of the most popular Slavic languages. It is spoken by approximately 5 million people. Slovak is the native language of ethnic Slovaks. It is the official language of Slovakia and is one of the 24 official languages in the European Union. Slovak is similar to Czech and Polish. Slovak is a fusional language and has a complex system. The vocabulary of Slovak is extensively influenced by Latin and the German language. The Czech–Slovak group developed the language in the high medieval period. It became popular during the mid-19th century. Slovak is spoken in the United States, the Czech Republic, Argentina, Serbia, Ireland, Romania, Poland, Canada, Hungary, Germany, Croatia, Israel, the United Kingdom, Australia, Austria, Ukraine, Norway, and many other countries in the world.