Church Slavic

Church Slavic

noun
a liturgical language used in Eastern Orthodox churches in Slavic countries since the 11th or 12th century, representing a development of Old Church Slavonic through contact with the national Slavic languages.

Origin:
1840–50

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Church Slavonic or Church Slavic
 
n
Old Church Slavonic, esp as preserved in the liturgical use of the Orthodox church
 
Church Slavic or Church Slavic
 
n

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