- 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).
- of or relating to the Slavs or their languages.
Origin of Slavic
Examples from the Web for slavic
Contemporary Examples of slavic
Even the words vodka and whiskey are derived from the same word: “water” in Slavic and Gaelic, respectively.People for the Ethical Treatment of Vodka
Debra A. Klein
July 23, 2014
A true Russian patriot and Slavic brother would see the world differently.Putin’s Patriotism is Phony, His Desperation is Real
April 4, 2014
This sense of betrayal, Globa says, renders Ukrainians much less susceptible to Russian appeals to Slavic Orthodox unity.The Closeted Revolution: Kiev’s Gays Keep Quiet to Deny Putin a Propaganda Win
April 1, 2014
KIEV—They are burly, muscular men, reminiscent of the Soviet era with their strong Slavic features and unsmiling demeanor.Ukraine’s Far Right Eyes Crimea, Vows To Defend The Motherland
March 8, 2014
It means “very tasty;” and it simply never is—that is, not to those unaccustomed to the flavors of the Slavic palate.The Sickle of Plenty: “Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking”
September 13, 2013
Historical Examples of slavic
There must have been a strain of Slavic in the old man, he loved Chopin and Tschaïkowsky so.Melomaniacs
But the aggregate is only 233, while the aggregate of Slavic seats is 259.The Governments of Europe
Frederic Austin Ogg
In race the Rumanians are of Latin blood with some admixture of Slavic.
For the most part they were children, 21 Slavic, Semitic, Italian.The Dust Flower
The Slavic twist to the name amused Flynt, who seized upon it.My Life
- another word (esp US) for Slavonic