Old slavonic

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-century Salonika with considerable addition of other South and West Slavic elements. Abbreviation: OCS
Also called Old Church Slavic, Old Slavic, Old Slavonic.
Compare Church Slavic.


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Old Slavic

Also called Old Slavonic.
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Old Church Slavonic or Old Church Slavic
the oldest recorded Slavonic language: the form of Old Slavonic into which the Bible was translated in the ninth century, preserved as a liturgical language of various Orthodox Churches: belonging to the South Slavonic subbranch of languages
Old Church Slavic or Old Church Slavic

Old Slavonic or Old Slavic
See also Old Church Slavonic the South Slavonic language up to about 1400: the language of the Macedonian Slavs that developed into Serbo-Croat and Bulgarian
Old Slavic or Old Slavic

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