Slavonic language

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Noun1.Slavonic 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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"That is the place where the students of the holy brothers worked to create the Cyrillic alphabet, where our ancestors heard liturgy in the Slavonic language for the first time.
There they translated the Bible in the Old Church Slavonic language and created the Glagolitic alphabet, which later served as the basis of the Cyrillic alphabet developed by their disciples.
More specifically, it derives from the old Slavonic language and means valley, which is no coincidence given Debar's location.
There was a Gospel translation into the Old Slavonic language in the late 9th century by Saints Cyril and Methodius.
The missionaries to the Slavs devised an alphabet for the Slavonic language, (2) which is the common language from which the various modern Slavic languages evolved.
Typological issues posed by Yiddish morphosyntax are addressed from the perspective of the intermediate status of Yiddish between the Germanic and Slavonic language families.
(5.) The Slavonic language family is genetically close and therefore provides an interesting area for the study of color category evolution.
Those interested were advised to learn the dead Church Slavonic language. One cannot but recall the current ban on translation of the church service into a language comprehensible to believers.
"De Bray wrote in his 'Guide to the East Slavonic Languages': 'By an irony of history the people whose ancestors gave to the Slavs their first literary language, were the last to have their modern language recognized as a separate Slavonic language, distinct from the neighboring Serbian and Bulgarian,'" Ivanov stressed and cited one of Macedonia's best known linguists Trajko Stamatoski as saying: "An, old, old language came to live its youth very late!".
Why two Byzantines speaking a Slavonic language embarked on a mission in Central Europe?
They brought the Slavonic alphabet to us, taught literacy in the Slavonic language, and translated the gospel into 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.