Vernacular Variety in Bosnia and Herzegovina


  • Dzenan Salihovic International School Sarajevo
  • Azamat Akbarov


Diglossia, H and L varieties, vernacular, prestige, pragmatics, codification


The aim of this paper is to provide the reader with better insight of vernacular L variety of language in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The paper will try to give some key points on diglossia and how diglossic community functions in different social situations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Furthermore, paper will try to give some answers on pragmatics, language history, prestige and codification of vernacular variety in Bosnia and Herzegovina.



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How to Cite

Salihovic, D., & Akbarov, A. (2014). Vernacular Variety in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 2(1). Retrieved from