Old Church Slavic


: the Slavic language used in the liturgical and biblical translations of Cyril and Methodius as attested in manuscripts of the 10th and 11th centuries

called also Old Church Slavonic

see Indo-European Languages Table

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old Church Slavic was circa 1929

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“Old Church Slavic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Church%20Slavic. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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