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  • proper n. Alternative form of Slavonic.
  • adj. Alternative form of Slavonic.


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  • The ancient Sclavonic, which is the language of the Eastern Church, possesses great majesty.

    Life of Chopin

  • The service was said to be in old Sclavonic, which is equally unintelligible to the people at large, as

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • The younger traveller was apparently in early youth, a soft and gentle boy, whose Sclavonic gown, the appropriate dress of the pilgrim, he wore more closely drawn about him than the coldness of the weather seemed to authorize or recommend.

    Castle Dangerous

  • Her head, truly charming, was of the purest Sclavonic type — slightly severe, and likely in a few summers to unfold into beauty rather than mere prettiness.

    Michael Strogoff

  • Alfred's narration, where the passage is also correctly translated; but as regards the illustration of the names of the people of Sclavonic race, much yet remains to be done.

    Notes and Queries, Number 20, March 16, 1850

  • The mistake of Barrington and Dr. Ingram is the more extraordinary when it is recollected that no people are so frequently mentioned in the chronicles of the Middle Ages as this Sclavonic tribe: citations might be given out of number, in which their contests with their neighbours the Obotriti, _Abodriti_, or _Apdrede_ of Alfred are noticed.

    Notes and Queries, Number 20, March 16, 1850

  • Helmond, and others, and the Sclavonic word _liuti_ signified _wild, fierce_, &c.

    Notes and Queries, Number 20, March 16, 1850

  • Service Books translated into the native Sclavonic language; the Greek monks, Cyril and Methodius, who have been already mentioned as instrumental in the conversion of Bohemia and Moravia, taking also an active share in the Christianizing of Russia.

    A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)

  • Before the end of the thirteenth century, the German element had quite superseded the Sclavonic in Prussia, as well as in Pomerania, and in what had formerly been the kingdom of the Wends.

    A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)

  • Bohemia, as well as in Moravia, the influence of the Greek missionaries made itself felt in the impress it left upon the ritual and usages of the two Churches, especially in the fact that the native Sclavonic language was used in Divine Worship; but in the end German influences prevailed in both countries, and the national "use" gradually made way for the Latinized ritual common in Germany.

    A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)


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