Jugoslavenski

English translation: Yugoslavian

18:20 Jul 28, 2011
Croatian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Croatian term or phrase: Jugoslavenski
Mi smo bili Jugoslavenski borci.

Yugoslav or Yugoslavian?
Romana
Local time: 12:09
English translation:Yugoslavian
Explanation:
Both are fine. But "Yugoslavian" better signifies the people of former Yugoslavia or the relation to Yugoslavia or its inhabitants.

Yugoslavian:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Yugoslavian

Also see - Yugoslav:
http://www.memidex.com/yugoslav adjective
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Aneta Risteska
Macedonia (FYROM)
Local time: 06:09
Grading comment
Although I opted for the shorter version, since everyone agreed with you and the answer is correct, i am choosing your answer as most helpful. Thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
5 +5Yugoslavian
Aneta Risteska
Summary of reference entries provided
Croat/Croatian, Serb/Serbian
dkalinic

Discussion entries: 8





  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Yugoslavian


Explanation:
Both are fine. But "Yugoslavian" better signifies the people of former Yugoslavia or the relation to Yugoslavia or its inhabitants.

Yugoslavian:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Yugoslavian

Also see - Yugoslav:
http://www.memidex.com/yugoslav adjective

Aneta Risteska
Macedonia (FYROM)
Local time: 06:09
Works in field
Native speaker of: Macedonian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Although I opted for the shorter version, since everyone agreed with you and the answer is correct, i am choosing your answer as most helpful. Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vesna Maširević
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Vesna :-)

agree  dkalinic: Yugoslavian is preferred in AmE, Yugoslav in BrE. It depends on the variaty of English you use.
11 hrs
  -> Хвала!

agree  Aleksandar Skobic
12 hrs
  -> Хвала!

agree  Sherefedin MUSTAFA
16 hrs
  -> Хвала!

agree  Maja Basara
5 days
  -> Хвала!
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Reference comments


15 hrs
Reference: Croat/Croatian, Serb/Serbian

Reference information:
Dejan, Croatians refers to people who are identified with the Republic of Croatia while Serbians refers to people identified with the Republic of Serbia. As for the ethnic group, both British and American English uses Croat / Serb. As for the adjetives, -ian is preferred in the States while British English varies between short and long forms, short being more common.

dkalinic
Native speaker of: Croatian
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