Old Church Slavic


Definition of 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

First Known Use of Old Church Slavic

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Old Church Slavic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Church%20Slavic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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