Byelorussian

Byelorussian

[byel-oh-ruhsh-uhn, bel-oh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Byelorussia, its people, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia.
3.
an East Slavic language, spoken by the inhabitants of Byelorussia and written in the Cyrillic alphabet. Compare Slavic ( def 1 ).
Also, Belorussian.


Origin:
Byelorussi(a) + -an

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Belarussian, Belarusian, Byelorussian or Belorussian (ˌbɛləʊˈrʌʃən, ˌbjɛl-, ˌbɛləʊˈrʌʃən, ˌbjɛl-, ˌbɛləʊˈrʌʃən, ˌbjɛl-, ˌbɛləʊˈrʌʃən, ˌbjɛl-)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of Belarus, its people, or their language
 
n
2.  the official language of Belarus: an East Slavonic language closely related to Russian
3.  a native or inhabitant of Belarus
 
Belarusian, Belarusian, Byelorussian or Belorussian
 
adj
 
n
 
Byelorussian, Belarusian, Byelorussian or Belorussian
 
adj
 
n
 
Belorussian, Belarusian, Byelorussian or Belorussian
 
adj
 
n

Byelorussian
 
adj, —n
a variant spelling of Belarussian

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