This article is a series of language learning posts by ParaSport News. The goal is to provide sport fans some very basic sport and Paralympic vocabulary so you can talk with the world about disability sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.
Serbian is a standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language that is spoken by about 9 million people in Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia, and neighboring regions. The language is native to Serbia. The country of Serbia won 5 medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, including 2 golds and 3 silvers. The medals came in athletics and table tennis. The country also had competitors in cycling and shooting.
General disability words:
- Атаксија – Ataxia
- Слепило – Blindness
- Церебрална парализа – Cerebral palsy
Sport specific words:
- Параолимпијске игре – Paralympic Games
Shooting specific words:
- Пиштољ – Pistol
- Ватрено оружје – Firearm
- Пушка – Rifle