Slavic language


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Noun1.Slavic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Balto-Slavic, Balto-Slavic language, Balto-Slavonic - a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
Church Slavic, Old Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic, Old Church Slavonic - the Slavic language into which the Bible was translated in the 9th century
Russian - the Slavic language that is the official language of Russia
Belarusian, Byelorussian, White Russian - the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
Ukrainian - the Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine
Polish - the Slavic language of Poland
Slovak - the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia
Czech - the Slavic language of Czechs
Slovene - the Slavic language of Slovenes
Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croatian - the Slavic language of the Serbs and Croats; the Serbian dialect is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet and the Croatian dialect is usually written in the Roman alphabet
Lusatian, Sorbian - a Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany
Macedonian - the Slavic language of modern Macedonia
Bulgarian - a Slavic language spoken in Bulgaria
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It seems that Athens prefers that the new and lasting name should be written in the Slavic language, should not be translated and should be a single word (for example, 'Gornamakedonija' or 'Novamakedonija'.
The oldest known Slovenian text and at the same time the oldest text written in Latin script in any Slavic language is the Freising manuscripts (Brizinski spomeniki).
Erol Rizaov comments ironically in Utrinski vesnik how President Ivanov spectacularly revealed to the world that Macedonians and Russians speak Slavic language during his lesson in history at one of the most renowned universities in the world Lomonosov in Moscow.
Sick and tired as he admitted he was, Constantine agreed, providing there were a written Slavic language, to which the emperor replied that two of his predecessors (presumably emperors Theophilos and Michael II) were trying to find a script for the Slavs, but both failed.
Though admitting that learning the Slavic language was a real challenge, Jonathan Allen impressed everybody by speaking namely in Bulgarian.
Curiously enough, even Serbian, which is a South Slavic language, bears a great, if not a most relevant, similarity to child both in its current meaning 'offspring' and its obsolete meaning 'young male servant, lad in service' (noted in ME for the first time in 1382, to become obsolete by the beginning of the 17th century).
a Heas the title character of a series of short stories and novellas written by Aleko Konstantinov in 1894a95 and translated into English for the first time in this volume by a collective of Slavic language and linguistic academics.
Slovene is a Slavic language, written in the Roman script.
It is true that the first text by Faulkner to be translated into a Slavic language appeared in Russian ("That Evening Sun," translated in 1934 [Tlostanova 48n3]), but it took the following two decades and the coming of the "Thaw" for a collection of Faulkner's stories to appear in the Soviet Union ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 1958).
Slavic language and literature are studied by reading and discussing transliterated texts, with cultural and historical context added by the professor.
edu> is a professor in the Department of Slavic Language at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.