Bulgarian language resources – Language Links Database

Bulgarian – is an Indo-European language, a member of the Southern branch of the Slavic language family. Bulgarian, along with the closely related Macedonian language (collectively forming the East South Slavic languages), has several characteristics that set it apart from all other Slavic languages: changes include the elimination of case declension, the development of a suffixed definite article (see Balkan language area), and the lack of a verb infinitive, but it retains and has further developed the Proto-Slavic verb system. Various evidential verb forms exist to express unwitnessed, retold, and doubtful action. 

More information: Wikipedia

Native speakers: 6.8 million (2011 census)

Official language in: Bulgaria; European Union; Mount Athos (Greece)

Bulgarian Grammar and Pronunciation

  • FSI Language Courses - 2 textbooks (pdf) and over 30 audio lessons (mp3)
  • MyLanguages - courses about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises… to help you with your Bulgarian grammar
  • Learn101 - grammar and vocabulary
  • ILanguages - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Bulgarian for free through vocabularyphrasesgrammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • Unilang.org - Bulgarian for Beginners Course
  • Seelc.org - a Concise Bulgarian Grammar, 83 pages (pdf)
  • Lingunaut - pronunciation, grammar, phrases and vocabulary

Bulgarian Vocabulary

Bulgarian Reading Materials

  • AbyzNewsLinks - a list of over 100 hundred Bulgarian Newspapers and News Media

Bulgarian Dictionaries

Bulgarian Listening and Video Resources

Podcasts / Audiobooks

TV / Video / Movies


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