Old East Slavic
Proper noun
  1. (historical) A Slavic language used from the 10th to the 14th centuries by East Slavs in the state of Kievan Rus and its successors. The ancestor of Belarusian, Russian, Rusyn and Ukrainian.
Synonyms
  • Old East Slavonic
  • Rusian
  • Old Russian (refers to both Rus and Russia)
  • Old Ukrainian (specific to Ukrainian or dialects different from common OES)
  • Old Belarusian (specific to Belarusian or dialects different from common OES)
Translations
  • French: vieux russe
  • German: Altostslawisch, Altrussisch
  • Portuguese: antigo eslavo oriental
  • Russian: древнеру́сский
  • Spanish: antiguo eslavo oriental, antiguo ruso



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