Slavic Languages

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup of Indo-European languages, have speakers in most of Eastern Europe, much of the Balkans, parts of Central Europe, and the northern part of Asia.

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Cyrillic Digraphs
... or digraphs, but few of these are used in Slavic languages ... In a context of Old Slavonic language, ⟨шт⟩ is a digraph that can replace a letter ⟨щ⟩ and vice versa ... Modern Slavic languages written in the Cyrillic alphabet make little or no use of digraphs ...
Slavic Second Palatalization - Formulation
... of *x is dependent upon chronology and the Slavic dialect in question In East and South Slavic it's /s/, and in West Slavic languages it's /š/ ... Slovak tends to go with South Slavic in such instances, e.g ... preserved only in the oldest Old Church Slavonic canon monuments, Lechitic languages, Slovak and the Ohrid dialects of Macedonian ...
Slavic Languages - Detailed List With ISO 639 Codes
... The following tree for the Slavic languages derives from the Ethnologue report for Slavic languages ... East Slavic languages Ruthenian section Belarusian (alternatively Belarusan, Belarussian, Belorussian) ISO 639-1 code be ISO 639-3 code bel Ukrainian ISO 639-1 code uk ISO 639-3 ... in Croatia continue to use Church Slavonic as a liturgical language ...
Russian Phonetics - Historical Sound Changes
... See also History of the Russian language The modern phonological system of Russian is inherited from Common Slavonic, but underwent considerable innovation in the ... Like all Slavic languages, Old Russian was a language of open syllables ... with yuses), which had developed from Common Slavic *eN and *oN before a consonant, were replaced with nonnasalized vowels, possibly iotated or with softening of the preceding ...
Slavic Liquid Metathesis And Pleophony - Reflexes in Slavic Languages
... In South Slavic the vowel and the liquid metathesize, and as a side-effect the vowel lengthens (*e > *ē > ě, *a > *ā > a) *al > la *ar > ra *el > lě *er > rě Compare PSl ... ('path'), English milk as opposed to the metathesized South Slavic RVC structure ... just like in South Slavic), and in the rest of West and East Slavic languages only when the syllable is under acute (rising) accent compare Proto-Slavic *a̋r ...

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