Learn Bulgarian manners with our Bulgarian in Three Minutes series!
In Bulgaria, manners are important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking Bulgarian. A native Bulgarian teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary.
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In this lesson, you'll learn how to say thank you politely in Bulgarian.
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Colloquial Bulgarian covers all the basics of the Bulgarian language including grammar and speech. The Colloquial series is our most popular series of language courses, due to its excellent quality, low cost, and amazing range of available languages. These are beginning to intermediate level courses, perfect for travellers, brushing up on skills, or supplementary use. Two CDs and a book are included.
The history of Bulgarian is divided into three periods: (1) , 9th–11th century (for those who adopt the view that is based on Old Bulgarian); (2) Middle Bulgarian, 12th–16th century; and (3) Modern Bulgarian, from the 16th century to the present. The loss of cases in the noun, as well as many other linguistic changes, took place during the Middle Bulgarian period, which began with the subjugation of by the . The modern Bulgarian written language, which stems from the language of the widely read religious collections of the 16th century, did not become fully established until the 19th century; its vocabulary contains a sizable number of and loanwords, although a purist movement during the period between World Wars I and II attempted to replace those words and loanwords from other languages with native Bulgarian words.
The Bulgarian language is the earliest written Slavonic language. It dates back to the ancient Bulgarian alphabet — "Glagolitsa" created in 855 by the brothers Cyril and Methodius, which was gradually replaced by the Cyrillic alphabet "Cyrillica" over the following centuries. Signs along international motorways, main roads, cities, airports and resorts are also spelled in Latin letters.
Bulgarian language — Български език