Macedonian is the national language of the Republic of Macedonia, and is a part of the Eastern group of South Slavic languages. It has some similarities with standard Serbian and is closely related to and mutually intelligible with Standard Bulgarian. Both Macedonian and the Bulgarian Standard language share typological similarities with Romanian, Greek, and Albanian.

Map of Macedonian language speakers.
Map of Macedonian language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 2 million

Main Countries: Macedonia, also spoken in Albania, Bulgaria, Canada, Hungary, Slovenia

Alternate names: Makedonski, Slavic, Macedonian Slavic

ISO 639-3 Code: mkd

Language Sample

Ситe чoвeчки ?уштe?твa ?e рaѓaaт ?лoбoдни и eднaкви пo дo?тoин?твo и прaвa. Tиe ?e oбдaрeни ?o рaзум и ?oвe?т и трeбa дa ?e oднe?увaaт eдeн кoн друг вo дуxoт нa oпштo чoвeчкaтa припaднo?т.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Some proverbs in Macedonian:

Каде има ?ила, нема правдина (Cyrillic) - Kade ima sila, nema pravdina (Latin)
Where force rules, justice does not exist

Умот не е во џебот, туку во главата (Cyrillic) - Umot ne e vo džebot, tuku vo glavata
The brain is not in the pocket, but in the head.

Брат брата не рани , тешко кој го нема (Cyrillic) - Brat brata ne rani , teshko koj go nema (Latin)
Brother does not feed his brother but it is hard not having one.

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Macedonian:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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