Meaning of Slavic


Pronunciation: (slä'vik, slav'ik), [key]
— n.
  1. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, usually divided into East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, Byelorussian), West Slavic (Polish, Czech, Slovak, Sorbian), and South Slavic (Old Church Slavonic, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene). Abbr.: Slav
  1. of or pertaining to the Slavs or their languages.
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