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Cyrillic definition

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This page has two definitions of Cyrillic alphabet in English. Cyrillic alphabet is an adjective and proper noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

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English

Etymology

From the name Cyril +‎ -ic, from Medieval Latin Cȳrillus, from Ancient Greek Κῡ́ρῐλλος (Kū́rillos), denoting Saint Cyril who devised a predecessor to Cyrillic script, the Glagolitic alphabet.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪˈɹɪ.lɪk/
  • Hyphenation: Cy‧ril‧lic

Adjective

Cyrillic

  1. Denoting an alphabet devised for writing the Old Church Slavonic liturgical language, and its adaptations used for several languages of Eastern Europe and Asia; of or relating to this writing system.

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Proper noun

Cyrillic

  1. The Cyrillic alphabet or writing system.

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