used in Croatia
. Belongs in the group of Indo-European languages
, and in the Central South-Slavic branch of Slavic
lanuages. Most of the times, though, you would see it called Hrvatski
, especially on web pages with multilingual
Modern Croatian has several dialects, that are very distinct, yet easily comprehensible to anyone who knows the standard "literature" Croatian;
The northern dialects are fast and have some German influence. The southern, coastal ones, are sloooow and have a drawl to it. They are saturated with Italian words.