Definition of Baltic language

1. Noun. A branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European.

Exact synonyms: Baltic
Generic synonyms: Balto-slavic, Balto-slavic Language, Balto-slavonic
Specialized synonyms: Old Prussian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish
Derivative terms: Baltic



Baltic Language Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baltic Language

Balor
Balsaminaceae
Balsamorhiza
Balt
Balthasar
Balthazar
Balthazars
Balti
Baltic
Baltic-Finnic
Baltic Republic
Baltic Sea
Baltic State
Baltic herring
Baltic herrings
Baltic language (current term)
Baltic myoclonus disease
Baltimore
Baltimore bird
Balto-Finnic
Balto-Slav
Balto-Slavic
Balto-Slavic language
Balto-Slavonic
Balto-Slavs
Balts
Baluchi
Baluci
Balzac
Balzacian

Literary usage of Baltic language

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science of Etymology by Walter W. Skeat (1912)
"There are also traces of a third Baltic language, now extinct, called Old Prussian, of which we possess some remnants belonging to the fifteenth and ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"Baltic language. See PHILOLOGY, Vol. XVIII, p. 798. BALTIC PROVINCES (in Russia), a term which in a wider sense comprehends the five Russian ..."

3. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"It is no* believed the Lithuanian, a Baltic language, represents a more primitive form "i Aryan speech than Sanskrit, and hence the argument formerly ..."

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