Church Slavonic(redirected from Church Slavonic language)
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Any of the forms of Old Church Slavonic that are used as liturgical languages in Slavic-speaking Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches and that are influenced in pronunciation and grammar by the local Slavic language spoken by the church communities.
(Languages) Old Church Slavonic, esp as preserved in the liturgical use of the Orthodox church
a liturgical language used in Eastern Orthodox churches in Slavic countries since the 11th or 12th century, representing a development of Old Church Slavonic through contact with the national Slavic languages.