See also: serbian

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Serbian edition of Wiktionary

Etymology edit

From Serb +‎ -ian or Serbia +‎ -an.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɜː(ɹ)biːən/
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Serbian (comparative more Serbian, superlative most Serbian)

  1. of or pertaining to Serbia, the Serbian people or their language

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Serbian (countable and uncountable, plural Serbians)

  1. (countable) A native or inhabitant of Serbia.
  2. (countable) A Serb.
  3. (uncountable) The standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian, a South Slavic language, spoken by Serbs.
  4. (historical) Serbo-Croatian in general, as spoken in Serbia.

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A distinction is often made between Serbian (a person from Serbia) and Serb (a person of Serb ethnicity not necessarily from Serbia).

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Serbian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Serbia and Serbians.
    • 2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, in The Scotsman[1]:
      In a raucous atmosphere, it was an unforgiving and physical contest from the start. Grant Hanley conceded the first free-kick within the opening 20 seconds, setting the tone for a busy and thankless evening for Serbian referee Milorad Mazic.
  2. Of or pertaining to Serbian language.

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  1. genitive singular of Serbia