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Macedonian Language

Hi Macedonian Learners! 😃

Welcome to the Macedonian learning page!

Macedonian is an Indo-European language spoken by over two million people primarily in the country of North Macedonia. It is the official language of the country and is widely used in education, media, and daily communication. The Macedonian language has a rich history, with roots in the Slavic languages and influences from neighboring countries such as Greece and Bulgaria. In recent years, efforts have been made to standardize the language and promote its use both domestically and internationally. This article will provide a comprehensive overview of the Macedonian language, including its history, usage, and linguistic features, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating language.

You will find below many free resources to learn and practice this language.

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Facts about Macedonian[edit | edit source]

  • Language code (ISO 639-3): mkd
  • Autonyms (how to write "Macedonian" in Macedonian): Македонски јазик / Македонски
  • Other names for "Macedonian": Macedonian Slavic
  • The Macedonian language is spoken in: North Macedonia + Albania, Bosnia , Herzegovina, Romania, Serbia, emigrant communities predominantly in Australia, Canada and the United States.
  • Spoken by: around 2 million people

  • Macedonian is an Eastern South Slavic language. Spoken as a first language by around two million people, it serves as the official language of North Macedonia. Most speakers can be found in the country and its diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia. Macedonian is also a recognized minority language in parts of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, and Serbia and it is spoken by emigrant communities predominantly in Australia, Canada and the United States.
  • Macedonian (Македонски јазик, makedonski jazik) is a language belonging to the South Slavic group of the Indo-European language family. Like Bulgarian, it comes from the evolution of Slavonic (which still exists as a liturgical language).
  • Macedonian has been the official language of North Macedonia since 1991, known as the Republic of Macedonia until 2019. It was one of the official languages ​​of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1991, where it has two million speakers.
  • Macedonian is also spoken in northwestern Greece, eastern Albania, southwestern Bulgaria in the Strouma and Mesta valleys, as well as by a large diaspora settled in Western Europe, North America. North and Australia. It has minority language status in Albania and Serbia but not in Greece or Bulgaria. In Greece it is generally referred to as "Slavo-Macedonian", while in Bulgaria it is generally considered to be Bulgarian speaking.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Basic Greetings in Macedonian[edit | edit source]

We are Learning how to speak Macedonian Greetings[edit | edit source]

Macedonian Phrases - Daily Expressions[edit | edit source]

Macedonian Dictionaries[edit | edit source] Macedonian dictionary (meanings in Macedonian) Macedonian dictionary (meanings in Macedonian) Macedonian-English dictionary & French, Italian, German, Albanian, Greek, Turkish, Russian

Idividi: Macedonian-English dictionary & French, Italian, German, Albanian, Greek

English–Macedonian dialectal dictionary [PDF] extinct dialect of Oshchima (Ощима, today Τρίγωνον in Greece), by Chris Stefou (2007)

Македонски правопис со правописен речник [PDF] Macedonian orthographic dictionary, by Блаже Конески & Крум Тошев (1950)

Речник од три јазика [PDF] Macedonian-Albanian-Turkish dictionary, by Ѓорѓи Пулевски (Ǵorǵi Pulevski) (1875)

Un lexique macédonien du XVIe siècle: A Macedonian lexikon of the 16th century, by Ciro Gianelli & André Vaillant (1958)

Goethe-Verlag: Macedonian-English common phrases & illustrated vocabulary (+ audio)

Omniglot: common phrases Macedonian-English (+ audio)

Sources[edit | edit source]

Free Macedonian Lessons[edit | edit source]

Language Exchange[edit | edit source]

Forum[edit | edit source]

Tools[edit | edit source]

Marketplace[edit | edit source]

Macedonian Online Virtual Keyboard[edit | edit source]

Last Lessons[edit | edit source]

Traditional Food and DrinkHolidays and FestivalsHobbies and InterestsDaily RoutinesCommon ConjunctionsCommon PrepositionsAsking for and Giving DirectionsCommon LocationsAsking QuestionsForming NegativesOrdering at a RestaurantCommon Food ItemsPast TensePresent TenseDescribing RelationshipsFamily MembersAdjectives: Agreement and ComparativesNouns: Gender and PluralsNumbers 1 20Definite and Indefinite ArticlesPersonal PronounsIntroducing YourselfBasic Greetings0 to A1 CourseHow to Use BeHow to say Good Bye?Give your OpinionExpress SurpriseGenderFuture Tense


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