Belarusian

noun
Be·​la·​rus·​ian | \ ˌb(y)e-lä-ˈrü-sē-ən How to pronounce Belarusian (audio) , ˌb(y)ā- \
variants: or Belarussian \ ˌb(y)e-​lä-​ˈrə-​shən How to pronounce Belarussian (audio) , ˌb(y)ā-​ \ or less commonly Belarusan \ ˌb(y)e-​lä-​ˈrü-​sən How to pronounce Belarusan (audio) , ˌb(y)ā-​ \

Definition of Belarusian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Belarus
2 : the Slavic language of the Belarusians

Other Words from Belarusian

Belarusian or Belarussian or less commonly Belarusan adjective

First Known Use of Belarusian

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Belarusian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Belarusian. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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