Proper noun.  A dialect, group of dialects or dialect continuum of Serbo-Croatian spoken through most of Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro and parts of Serbia and distinguished by reflecting the Common Slavic jat (Old Cyrillic: (Cyrs, ѣ) , Glagolitic: (Glag, ) , Latin transcription /ě/) sound as disyllabic (triphonemic) /ije/ or diphtongal /je/ sequence.

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