Church Slavic


noun

a liturgical language used in Eastern Orthodox churches in Slavic countries since the 11th or 12th century, representing a development of Old Church Slavonic through contact with the national Slavic languages.

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Origin of Church Slavic

First recorded in 1840–50
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