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Church Slavonic


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of the forms of Old Church Slavonic that are used as liturgical languages in Slavic-speaking Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches and that are influenced in pronunciation and grammar by the local Slavic language spoken by the church communities.

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  • proper noun A liturgical language of various Slavic church traditions, with dialectal basis of Old Church Slavonic mixed with vernacular lexical and phonological developments.


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