Meaning of Slavonic in English:


Pronunciation /sləˈvɒnɪk/

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  • 1Relating to or denoting the Slavic language family.

    ‘Like most Slavonic languages, Macedonian is written in the Cyrillic alphabet.’
    • ‘After the mission the two brothers returned to Constantinople and devoted their time and energy to translating liturgical texts into the Slavonic language.’
    • ‘As for my daughter, the name Yana is common in Slavonic languages.’
    • ‘It was eventually adopted in Slavonic translation as a festal hymn by the Russian Orthodox Church.’
    • ‘Since the 1980s a number of interesting articles and conference papers have been published on Baltic and Slavonic funeral ritual.’
    1. 1.1Relating to or denoting Slavic people.


mass noun


Early 17th century from medieval Latin S(c)lavonicus, from S(c)lavonia ‘country of the Slavs’, from Sclavus (see Slav).