Slavism

noun

Slav·​ism
ˈsläˌvizəm,
-laˌv-,
-lȧˌv-
variants or less commonly Slavicism
-lavəˌsizəm,
-läv-,
-lȧv-
plural -s
1
a
: Slavic traits or attitudes
b
: slavophilism
2
: a characteristically Slavic word or expression occurring in another language

Word History

Etymology

slavism International Scientific Vocabulary slav + -ism; slavicism from Slavic entry 1 + -ism

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“Slavism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slavism. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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