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Meaning of "Old Church Slavonic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC

Old Church Slavonic play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Old Church Slavonic is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Old Church Slavonic

Old Church Slavonic

Old Church Slavonic, also known as Old Church Slavic was the first Slavic literary language. The 9th century Byzantine Greek missionaries Saints Cyril and Methodius are credited with standardizing the language and using it in translating the Bible and other Ancient Greek ecclesiastical texts as part of the Christianisation of the Slavic peoples. It is thought to have been based primarily on the dialect of the 9th century Byzantine Slavs living in the Province of Thessalonica. It played an important role in the history of the Slavic languages and served as a basis and model for later Church Slavonic traditions, and some Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches use this later Church Slavonic as a liturgical language to this day. As the oldest attested Slavic language, OCS provides important evidence for the features of Proto-Slavic, the unattested common ancestor of all Slavic languages.

Definition of Old Church Slavonic in the English dictionary

The definition of Old Church Slavonic in the dictionary is the oldest recorded Slavonic language: the form of Old Slavonic into which the Bible was translated in the ninth century, preserved as a liturgical language of various Orthodox Churches: belonging to the South Slavonic subbranch of languages.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC

Old Bill
old bird
old boy
old boy network
Old Bulgarian
Old Castile
Old Catholic
old chum
Old Church Slavic
old clothes man
Old Contemptibles
old country
Old Dart
old days
Old Delhi
Old Dominion
Old Dutch
Old English
Old English sheepdog

WORDS THAT END LIKE OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC

Balto-Slavonic
bionic
chronic
Church Slavonic
demonic
electronic
harmonic
hydroponic
iconic
ionic
ironic
Old Slavonic
ovonic
Slavonic
sonic
supersonic
symphonic
Tiptronic
tonic
ultrasonic

Synonyms and antonyms of Old Church Slavonic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Old Church Slavonic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC

Find out the translation of Old Church Slavonic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Old Church Slavonic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Old Church Slavonic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

古教会斯拉夫语
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Antiguo eslavo eclesiástico
570 millions of speakers

English

Old Church Slavonic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुराने चर्च स्लाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكنيسة السلافية القديمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Старославянский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Eslavo eclesiástico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরানো চার্চ স্লাভনিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Slavon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gereja Lama Slavonic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Altkirchenslawisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

古代教会スラブ語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고대 교회 슬라브어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gereja Slavia Lawas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Nhà thờ Old Slave
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழைய சர்ச் ஸ்லாவோனிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जुने चर्च स्लाव्होनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eski Kilise Slav Konusu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Antico slavo ecclesiastico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Stary Kościół słowiański
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Старослов´янську
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Slavonă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Παλιά Εκκλησία σλαβική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ou Kerkslawies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fornkyrkoslaviska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gammel kirkeslavisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Old Church Slavonic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Old Church Slavonic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC»

Discover the use of Old Church Slavonic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Old Church Slavonic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Old Church Slavonic Grammar
This description of the structure of Old Church Slavonic is intended to present fully the important data about the language, without citing all the minutiae of attested variant spellings.
Horace Gray Lunt, 2001
2
Old Church Slavonic: An Elementary Grammar
An elementary grammar of the old Church Slavonic language for readers of English.
S. C. Gardiner, 2008
3
Macedonia and Greece: The Struggle to Define a New Balkan Nation
However, Peter Hill argues that Old Church Slavonic was more than merely a written dialect.¡8 It is naive, he says, to imagine that this construction of a written language was possible without established tradition. Therefore it can safely be ...
John Shea, 1997
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The New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: The early, ...
Slavic dialects were not yet significantly differentiated in this period, and Old Church Slavonic was understandable to all Slavic speakers. Cyril devised the Glagolitic alphabet for the language, and he and his brother Methodius translated parts ...
Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke, 2008
5
Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction
Eng. queen), Armenian kin, Tocharian B ìana, Old Church Slavonic ñena, Old Prussian genna Voiced aspirated stops These are preserved intact only in Indic ( as per §3.6 above). They fell together with the plain voiced stops in most of the ...
Benjamin W. Fortson, IV, 2011
6
Historical Syntax
This paper examines some of the syntactic and semantic conditions governing the distribution of the denominative adjective and the adnominal genitive in Old Church Slavonic.1 Under certain syntactic conditions, the denominative adjective is ...
Jacek Fisiak, 1984
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Slavic Scriptures: The Formation of the Church Slavonic ...
The text of the study is aimed at a general readership interested in biblical issues as a whole, and particularly among the Slavs, while the apparatus explores scholarly ramifications and controversies of concern to those specializing in ...
Henry R. Cooper, 2003
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Rhetoric and Rhythm in Byzantium: The Sound of Persuasion
Based on material from Byzantine and Old Church Slavonic homilies and from Byzantine rhetorical commentaries, the book redefines and expands our understanding of both Byzantine and Old Church Slavonic prose rhythm.
Vessela Valiavitcharska, 2013
9
Old Church Slavonic Language: Old Church Slavonic, Old<
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
LLC Books, 2010
10
South Slavic and Balkan Linguistics
ON DATING OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC GOSPEL MANUSCRIPTS HORACE G. LUNT The central importance of Old Church Slavonic in the study of comparative and historical linguistics is the result not only of its priority among written Slavic ...
A. A. Barentsen, R. Sprenger, M. G. M. Tielemans, 1982

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Old Church Slavonic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Music's poetry, deepest joys
41 (composed in the summer of 1878), and others of his sacred pieces dating from 1884, sung in Old Church Slavonic, in the spacious and ... «Church Times, Jul 15»
2
Parataxis and Ponzi Schemes MARGARITA MEKLINA and …
... Latin, French, Czech, Polish, and Old Church Slavonic. By the time I was a university student in Belgrade, I was able to read books in English, ... «Brooklyn Rail, Jul 15»
3
Charles Townsend, Princeton Slavicist, dies at 82
... Slavic linguistics courses included "Structure of Russian," "History of Russian," "Common and Comparative Slavic" and "Old Church Slavonic. «Princeton University, Jun 15»
4
Norman W. Ingham, scholar of medieval Slavic literature, 1934-2015
... Spanish, English, French, Italian, Old Church Slavonic and Greek, and studied 18-century Russian literature as well as early Slavic literature ... «UChicago News, Jun 15»
5
Janáček's Glagolitic Mass, Royal Festival Hall, London — review
... Cor de Cambra del Palau de la Música Catalana paid meticulous attention to detail, savouring the rhythms of the Old Church Slavonic text. «Financial Times, Apr 15»
6
Croatia to compensate wartime sexual violence victims
Crucially though, the lingua franca at the time among Slavic elites in the Ottoman Empire was still Old Church Slavonic. For Italians traveling ... «Aquila Style, Apr 15»
7
Defender of the (Eastern) faith
At his marriage to Camilla, the Creed was recited in Old Church Slavonic. Charles has also received regular visits at Highgrove from Ephraim, ... «Catholic Herald Online, Mar 15»
8
Getting to know Janacek on record — and onstage
It takes its name from the ninth-century Glagolitic alphabet (developed in the composer's native Moravia) in which Old Church Slavonic was first ... «Boston Globe, Mar 15»
9
But where are the golden plates?
... or perhaps even originally in Hebrew or Aramaic, the entire book survives only in Old Church Slavonic, in manuscripts dating from the 14th to ... «Deseret News, Feb 15»
10
Doing Fine Without Asparagus in Winter
... chilly (many sat in their coats) one could imagine, especially hearing the excellent Old Church Slavonic articulation, that one was in Russia. «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Old Church Slavonic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/old-church-slavonic>. Nov 2020 ».