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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Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov is set to place a memorial plaque Monday in the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore stating that it was there that Pope Adrian II consecrated the books translated by the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius and that it was there that a service was officially held in the Slavic language for the first time.
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.
It was the closest the visitors to this Central Texas community could come to honoring their heritage now that almost no one in Texas knows Wendish, the Slavic language their ancestors spoke in Germany.
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).
Worse still, when I try to use Polish it sounds like Russian, which was the only Slavic language I learnt at school.
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).
edu> is a professor in the Department of Slavic Language at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
All three speak a common Slavic language and are physically indistinguishable.
He mentor, Samuil Borisovich Bernstein, made the entry on the Macedonian language as a separate South Slavic language in the 37th volume of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia as early as 1938.
His latest project just a few days ago was a fundraiser at Leominster Priory, when he conducted the choir in music originally written in the Slavic language.