recension
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɹɪ̈ˈsɛnʃ(ə)n/
  • (GA) enPR rĭ-sĕn′shən, IPA: /ɹɪ̈ˈsɛnʃ(ə)n/, [ɹ̠ʷɪ̈ˈsɛ̃n(t̚)ʃə̃n], [-ˈsɛ̃n(t̚)ʃn̩]
Noun

recension (plural recensions)

  1. A census, an enumeration, a review#Noun|review, a survey#Noun|survey.
  2. A critical revision of a text#Noun|text.
  3. A text established by critical revision.
  4. A family of manuscripts which share similar traits; the variety of a language which is used in such manuscripts.
    The existence of two major literary centres in the First Bulgarian Empire led to the emergence of two recensions of Old Church Slavonic: the Bulgarian Recension and the Macedonian Recension.
    The Russian recension of Old Church Slavonic emerged after the 10th century and was characterized by the substitution of /u/ for the nasal sound /õ/.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: изво́д



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