My language professor was talking to me today about how the Bosnian language formed, and out of curiosity I began to do some cursory research on the internet after I came home today. I learned something I didn’t know: though modern Bosnian uses the Latin alphabet (like english), ancient Bosnian actually used another alphabet that was neither Latin nor modern Cyrillic.
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March 26th, 2011 § Comments Off § permalink
Sitting down on a Saturday morning, I once again turn my thoughts toward learning language, or rather toward the difficulty of making time to learn a language. Many embark on this quest of language acquisition, and in recent months I have realized that few succeed in fully acquiring a new language simply because of the endless requirements of life, and the countless other responsibilities that they have in being a parent, an employee, a wife, a husband, or whatever. Where does the time come from? » Read the rest of this entry «
March 25th, 2011 § Comments Off § permalink
My last post was about the coming of Spring in Bosnia, and today my family and I were able to make a short trip to the literal Spring of Bosnia. ”Vrelo Bosne“, literally the “Spring of Bosnia”, is the source of the River Bosna, one of the most important rivers in Bosnia. Surrounding the springs of Vrelo Bosna is a vast network of parks, public land, and walking paths, all situated at the center of Ilidza, a suburb of Sarajevo. » Read the rest of this entry «