Bulgarian is a Slavic language spoken by over nine million people worldwide. The Cyrillic alphabet, also used in Russian and Ukrainian, was created during the First Bulgarian Empire in the 10 century, and its use spread across the continent. A concise reference perfect for travelers, businesspeople, and students, the Bulgarian Dictionary & Phrasebook has all the essential Bulgarian you'll need during your stay. The dictionary includes over 3,000 entries (in Cyrillic with Romanization) and the phrasebook covers topics such as customs, travel arrangements, dining, and shopping. Also includes basic grammar and pronunciation guides; a short history of Bulgaria; and appendices for numbers and measurements.