DakhaBrakha is apparently old Slavonic
for give-take - they gave a polished performance and the audience gave back an enthusiastic reception.
More specifically, it derives from the old Slavonic
language and means valley, which is no coincidence given Debar's location.
For instance written French and written Bulgarian go back to the same century a mid 9th century for written French and late 9th century for written Bulgarian, or Old Slavonic
There was a Gospel translation into the Old Slavonic
language in the late 9th century by Saints Cyril and Methodius.
Examples are plentiful, including a case study of the perfect in Old Slavonic
The choir has some difficulties with the pronunciation of the Old Slavonic
With the help of combined methodologies, Floros defends his conception about deciphering Old Slavonic
kondakarian notation, which was considered an enigma for a long time.
Based on the traditional old Slavonic
liturgy, it has many passages of beauty in more modern style.
Records of story telling have been found in many languages, including Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, Old German, Old Slavonic
, Chinese and Icelandic.
He combines vast erudition (this is a man who scours liturgical texts in Old Slavonic
the way some people do the sports pages) with a sailor's touch for salty language.
After that, so far from being shot, accidentally or otherwise, he returned to Oxford where he worked in the Bodleian specialising in Old Slavonic
Therefore, the holiday being celebrated the following day is called Bozik, which in the Old Slavonic
language is a diminutive of Bog, meaning God.