Author: Еvelina Grozdanova 
University of Zagreb 
Published in: Slavyanski dialozi, 2015, 16

Abstract: The text attempts to make a comparative analysis of the rules defining the writing of foreign words in Croatian and Serbian languages. The main aim is to highlight the similarities and differences existing in both orthographic norms. The object of study are the two latest normative orthographic books: Croatian orthography (Hrvartski pravopis, Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, 2013) and Orthography of Serbian language (Правопис српскога језика, Matica srpska, 2010).

Key words: Croatian orthography, Serbian orthography, foreign words