Cyrillic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or being some of the alphabets centered on Glagolitic and used for certain Slavic languages, including Russian.
    • Denoting an alphabet devised for writing the Old Church Slavonic liturgical language, and its particular adaptations useful for a number of languages of Eastern European countries and Asia; of or with this writing system.
    • associated with or written in the alphabet used for composing Slavic languages
  • proper-noun:
    • The Cyrillic alphabet or composing system.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to St. Cyril; specifically, noting an alphabet used by the Slavie individuals from the Eastern Church, devised by Cyril and Methodius, the apostles for the Slavs, in ninth century.
  • noun:
    • an alphabet based on the Greek alphabet and employed for composing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, many other Slavic languages)

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