Slavonic language


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Slavonic language a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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In literature:

He caused the Bible to be translated into the Slavonic language, and freely circulated it.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII" by John Lord
The "Old Bulgarian," or archaic Slavonic, was an inflexional language of the synthetic type, containing few foreign elements in its vocabulary.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Even if, as in Crete and Bosnia, he keeps his Greek or Slavonic language, he remains Greek or Slave only in a secondary sense.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
He mastered, in addition to his Oriental studies, all the European languages except Russian and the Slavonic group.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
Thus we have the Bible in Arabic, Ethiopic, Armenian, Gothic, Slavonic and a lot of other border languages.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
It is the same to Him whether He is glorified in the Latin or the Slavonic language.
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
It took root much more firmly and rapidly when the ancient Slavonic language was used in the church services.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians" by Woislav M. Petrovitch
That language, called by its writers "the Slavonic-Servian," was neither Slavonic nor Servian.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various