Something that is Slavonic relates to East European languages such as Russian, Czech, and Serbo-Croat, or to the people who speak them.

The Ukrainians speak a Slavonic language similar to Russian.

...the department of Slavonic studies.

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  • Slavonic — [slə vän′ik] adj., n. SLAVIC …   English World dictionary

  • Slavonic — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or relating to the group of Indo European languages including Russian, Polish, and Czech. 2 of or relating to the Slavs. n. the Slavonic language group. Phrases and idioms: Old Church Slavonic the earliest written Slavonic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slavonic — Slavonian Sla*vo ni*an, Slavonic Sla*von ic, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Slavonia, or its inhabitants. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the Slavs, or their language. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slavonic — I. adjective Etymology: New Latin slavonicus, from Medieval Latin Sclavonia, Slavonia, the Slavic speaking countries, from Sclavus Slavic Date: circa 1645 Slavic II. noun Date: 1668 1. Slavic 2. old church slavonic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Slavonic —    See Church Slavonic …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • slavonic — См. slavone …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • Slavonic — Slavonically, adv. /sleuh von ik/, adj. 1. Slavonian. 2. Slavic. [1605 15; < NL slavonicus, equiv. to ML Slavon(ia) + icus IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Slavonic — 1. noun /sləˈvɒn.ɪk/ a) A branch of the Indo European family of languages, usually divided into three subbranches: b) The unrecorded ancient language from which all of these languages developed. 2. adjective /sləˈvɒn.ɪk/ a) Of, denoting, or… …   Wiktionary

  • Slavonic — Sla|von|ic [sləˈvɔnık US ˈva: ] adj ↑Slavic …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Slavonic — Slav|on|ic [ slə vanık ] adjective SLAVIC …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English