Belarusian

noun

Be·​la·​rus·​ian ˌb(y)e-lä-ˈrü-sē-ən How to pronounce Belarusian (audio)
ˌb(y)ā-
variants or Belarussian or less commonly Belarusan
1
: a native or inhabitant of Belarus
2
: the Slavic language of the Belarusians
Belarusian adjective
or Belarussian or less commonly Belarusan

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Belarusian was in 1951

Dictionary Entries Near Belarusian

Cite this Entry

“Belarusian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Belarusian. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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