Balto-Slavonic

Definitions of Balto-Slavonic
  1. noun
    a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
    synonyms: Balto-Slavic, Balto-Slavic language
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    Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Baltic, Baltic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
    Church Slavic, Old Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic, Old Church Slavonic
    the Slavic language into which the Bible was translated in the 9th century
    Russian
    the Slavic language that is the official language of Russia
    Belarusian, Byelorussian, White Russian
    the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
    Ukrainian
    the Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine
    Polish
    the Slavic language of Poland
    Slovak
    the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia
    Czech
    the Slavic language of Czechs
    Slovene
    the Slavic language of Slovenes
    Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croatian
    the Slavic language of the Serbs and Croats; the Serbian dialect is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet and the Croatian dialect is usually written in the Roman alphabet
    Lusatian, Sorbian
    a Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany
    Macedonian
    the Slavic language of modern Macedonia
    Bulgarian
    a Slavic language spoken in Bulgaria
    Old Prussian
    a dead language of the (non-German) Prussians (extinct after 1700); thought to belong to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    Lithuanian
    the official language of Lithuania; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
    Latvian, Lettish
    the official language of Latvia; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
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    Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite
    the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
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