Slavic

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noun

Slav·​ic ˈslä-vik How to pronounce Slavic (audio)
ˈsla-
: a branch of the Indo-European language family containing Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian, Slovene, Russian, and Ukrainian see Indo-European Languages Table

Slavic

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adjective

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1812, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1778, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Slavic was in 1778

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Cite this Entry

“Slavic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slavic. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

Slavic

1 of 2 adjective
Slav·​ic ˈslav-ik How to pronounce Slavic (audio)
ˈsläv-
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

Slavic

2 of 2 noun
: a branch of the Indo-European language family including Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian, Slovene, Russian, and Ukrainian

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