Abridged style guide for Bulgarian

When translating, please do not copy the style of the source text. Please adhere to the style below and implement it consistently throughout the text even if the source is inconsistent or includes errors in style. The translation should read as naturally as possible—as if it were written in the target language.


Upper/lowercase letter after a colon:Lowercase, unless followed by a proper noun
Figure in captions begins with upper/lowercase:Uppercase, Фиг. 1
Figure in running text begins with upper/lowercase:Lowercase, Вж. фигура 1 по-долу BUT: (Фиг. 1)
Labels in diagrams/images begin with upper/lowercase:Uppercase
Footnotes begin with upper/lowercase:Uppercase


Dash type (with spaces):30 страни – един стандарт за качество
Low and high quotation marks:„Всичко за акцията „MOBILITY FOR HEROES“ ще …“
Slashes without spaces:2020/2021; и/или
Parentheses within parentheses:(водород (H2) и вода)


Thousand separator (nonbreaking space): 9999 BUT: 10 000
Decimal separator: 2,4 ml
Exponents are superscript:100 m2
Atomic numbers in compounds are subscript:CO2
En dash (with nonbreaking spaces) for number ranges: 30 – 75 kg​
Unit of measure with number ranges:115 – 130 °C; 5 – 10 % (not repeated)
En dash for minus signs: –52,2
No space between numbers and +: +14,2 % BUT: 10 + 4
Nonbreaking space between numbers and >/<:> 50 km
Nonbreaking space between numbers and °C:32 °C
Nonbreaking space between numbers and %:14,2 %
The abbreviation for approximately:прибл.
The abbreviation for circa: около (no abbreviation)
Currency code before or after the number:+53,8 млн. евро
Short date [DD].[MM].[YYYY]:25.01.2021 г.
Long date [DD]. [Month] [YYYY]:25 януари 2021 г.
Time of day [HH]:[mm]:21:30


In general, bulleted list items begin with a capital letter and do not end in a period, unless most form a complete sentence.

Note: Each list should be capitalized and punctuated consistently even if there is a mix of complete and incomplete sentences. If the list contains mostly incomplete sentences, then no item should end in a period.


  • Два уреда за избор
  • Възможност за свързване чрез Wifi
  • Управление посредством приложение
  • Дистанционен сервиз
  • Голям цветен дисплей
  • Интуитивно ръководене на потребителя