Macedonian language resources – Language Links Database

Macedonian – is a South Slavic language, spoken as a first language by around two million people, principally in the Republic of Macedonia and the Macedonian diaspora, with a smaller number of speakers throughout the transnational region of Macedonia. It is the official language of the Republic of Macedonia and an official minority language in parts of Albania, Romania and Serbia.

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Native speakers: unknown (2–2.5 million cited 1986–1998)

Official language in: Republic of Macedonia

Macedonian Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists.
  • - Interactive multimedia tutorials for self-study. Beginner level is currently available and other levels are coming soon. The first unit is accessible by anyone, but for subsequent units you need to become a registered user.
  • - Peace Corpse Macedonian course
  • - Macedonian: A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students
  • - Reading and Pronouncing Macedonian: an Interactive Tutorial
  • - Courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises
  • - Alphabet and Pronunciation
  • - This site is designed to teach you and help you learn Macedonian for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • - Verb Conjugator

Digitized Grammar Books

  • Macedonian by Victor Friedman, 80 pages (pdf)
  • Stand Alone Macedonian, 61 pages (pdf)
  • Google Books Macedonian: A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students by Christina E. Kramer,Liljana Mitkovska (2011) (view only)
  • Grammar of the Macedonian Literary Language, Horace Lunt (1952)(in Macedonian), 302 pages (pdf)

Macedonian Vocabulary

  • SurfaceLanguages Learn phrases – these cover a wide variety of topics, including numbers, greetings and the months. Listen to and copy the native speech, and learn with flashcards and other games.
  • - Hundreds of flashcards
  • - Hundreds of flashcards
  • - Thematic vocabulary (on the left)
  • Wiktionary - 207-word frequency list
  • YouSwear - List of swear words in Macedonian
  • - Useful Phrases


Macedonian Reading Materials

Macedonian Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries

  • Google Books Routledge Macedonian-English Dictionary (1998)(view only)
  • English-Macedonian Dictionary by Jerzy Kazojc (2011), 20 pages (pdf)

Macedonian Listening and Video Resources


  • - Macedonian Folk Narratives (pdf and mp3)  
  • Forvo - Over 1300 words pronounced by native speakers


  • YouTube - A List Of YT Video Lessons
  • - A List Of 12 TV stations
  • SquidTV - A List Of 20 TV stations
  • Reddit - A List Of 2 movies (with links and subtitles)



Macedonian In Other Languages

  • Zur Sprachlichen Beurtellung der Macedonischen slaven, Leonhard Masing (1890), 112 pages (pdf)
  • Zur Laut- und Akzentlehre der Macedonischen dialekte, Leonhard Masing (1891), 154 pages (pdf)
  • Macedonischen Studien, Vatroslav Oblak (1896), 158 pages (pdf)
  • Macedonian grammar by Krume Kepeski (1946)(in Macedonian), 78 pages (pdf)
  • Macedonian orthography and dictionary, Blaže Koneski and Krum Tošev (1950)(in Macedonian), 178 pages (pdf)

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