Slav

noun \ ˈsläv , ˈslav \

Definition of Slav

: a person whose native tongue is a Slavic language

Slav

adjective

Origin and Etymology of slav

Middle English Sclav, from Medieval Latin Sclavus, from Late Greek Sklabos, from Sklabēnoi Slavs, of Slav origin; akin to Old Russian Slověne, an East Slavic tribe


SLAV Defined for English Language Learners

Slav

noun

Definition of Slav for English Language Learners

  • : a person from eastern Europe who speaks a Slavic language


SLAV Defined for Kids

Slav

noun \ ˈsläv , ˈslav \

Definition of Slav for Students

: a native speaker of a Slavic language


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