Slavic people


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Noun1.Slavic people - a race of people speaking a Slavonic language
race - people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
Slav - any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language
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He described the fighting as a "common tragedy'' for the Slavic people, who shared the same roots.
The Sorbians are a West Slavic people speaking a language akin to Polish and Czech, and in addition to a fascinating linguistic evolution, an understudied cultural formation and (re)awakening, and a precarious existence as a minority under various German political systems, they also have a worthy bilingual (if late-blooming) literary tradition.
"Pristav" for the Slavic people from South of the Danube, and for the Russians as well, it was a person who fulfilled the sentence gave by the judges and administrative institutions.
Bosnia and Herzegovina??- There are 2 million Muslims ?- Constitute 40% of a population of 4.6 million?- Referred to as Bosniaks they descend from Slavic people who converted to Islam in the 15th and 16th centuries?- Islam brought by Ottomans in 15th Century?- Most are very secular as a result of socialist influence
Focusing on the cuisine of these lesser known Slavic people, author Alexander Bely brings readers a sample of nearly two hundred Belarusian recipes such as Herring Fried in Batter, Simplest Babka, and Leavened Slizhyki, among other fine recipes.
The way Slavic people speak English could have a rapid influence on local accents in such places.
26 In a small region of which European country can you still find Upper and Lower Sorbian spoken by tens of thousands of members of an ancient Slavic people?
Sysyn believes that the Orthodox issue also played a major role in the Ukrainian Cossacks' swearing of allegiance to the Muscovy tsar in the aftermath of the revolt and in the subsequent redefining of the Ukrainian (or Ruthenian) identity as part of an Orthodox East Slavic people. Raymond Mentzer's essay, "The Huguenot Minority in early Modern France," demonstrates how the new Protestant spirituality set the Huguenot community apart from the mainstream Catholic community in seventeenth-century France, and how it shaped their struggles in a hostile environment.
Think again about the Communists, Catholics, the Slavic people, Russians, Polish, Romanies, Jehovahs Witnesses, those deemed anti-social or, in the words of Professors Binding and Hoche (1920) `lives unworthy to be lived.
The Slavic people of my grandparents' neighbourhood, the Royce, spoke Ukrainian even if they were Russian or Polish.
Bridges have a special place in the heart of the Slavic people. They are seen as a link between heaven and earth, a link between those who would otherwise be separated by ethnicity, religion, or race.
Using this general framework, he analyzes four historical cases in which conquest played a major role: England, Africa, the Slavic people, and the Western Hemisphere Indians.