Old Church Slavonic

Old Church Slavonic
Old Church Slavonic
the South Slavic language used in the 9th-cent. Bible translation by Saint Cyril and his brother, Saint Methodius, and still used as a liturgical language (now called Church Slavonic) by Orthodox Slavs but extinct as a vernacular: also called Old Church Slavic

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  • Old Church Slavonic — the oldest attested Slavic language, an ecclesiastical language written first by Cyril and Methodius in a Bible translation of the 9th century and continued in use for about two centuries. It represents the South Slavic, Bulgarian dialect of 9th… …   Universalium

  • Old Church Slavonic — noun The first literary and liturgical Slavic language. Syn: Old Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic, Old Macedonian, Old Slavic, Old Slavonic …   Wiktionary

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  • Old Church Slavonic — noun see Old Church Slavic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Old Church Slavonic in Romania — Old Church Slavonic was the main language used for liturgical and administrative purposes by the Romanians until the 18th century, being still used in the Orthodox Church until mid 19th century. Characteristics The language, while based on Old… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Church Slavonic grammar — Old Church Slavonic is an inflectional language with moderately complex verbal and nominal systems. Contents 1 Phonology 1.1 Morphophonemic alternations 2 Morphology 2.1 Nouns …   Wikipedia

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