Definition of Balto-slavic

1. Noun. A family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages.




Definition of Balto-slavic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Proto-Balto-Slavic language, people who spoke it and their culture. ¹

2. Proper noun. Proto-Balto-Slavic language, i.e. a common development stage between the Proto-Indo-European and the later Baltic and Slavic languages. ¹

3. Proper noun. A speaker of Proto-Balto-Slavic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balto-slavic

Balthazars
Balti
Baltic
Baltic-Finnic
Baltic Republic
Baltic Sea
Baltic State
Baltic herring
Baltic herrings
Baltic language
Baltic myoclonus disease
Baltimore
Baltimore bird
Balto-Finnic
Balto-Slav
Balto-Slavic
Balto-Slavic language
Balto-Slavonic
Balto-Slavs
Balts
Baluchi
Baluci
Balzac
Balzacian
Balzacians
Bama
Bamako
Bambaiyya
Bambaiyyas
Bambara

Literary usage of Balto-slavic

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1. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1918)
""Chastity (Teutonic and Balto-Slavic)," iii. 499-503. "Crimes and Punishments (Teutonic and Slavic)," iv. 300-05. "Death and Disposal of the Dead (Slavic)," ..."

2. Elements of the History of the English Language by Uno Lorenz Lindelöf (1911)
"The balto-slavic group is divided, as the name signifies, into two chief divisions. The Baltic languages include Old Prussian, which died out in the 17th ..."

3. The Development of Language: An Elementary Study of Language History and of by Harry Fletcher Scott, Wilbert Lester Carr (1921)
"The most important of the Balto-Slavic languages, from the point of view of the numbers speaking it, is Russian. The old Russian empire included part of ..."

4. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1897)
"Only in the cases of the Italic and the Balto-Slavic branches does he fail to ... That exactly the same kind of name was used in Balto-Slavic as well, ..."

5. The Dative of Agency: A Chapter of Indo-European Case-syntax by Alexander Green (1913)
"Leaving aside the new formations in Sanskrit and Greek and, of course, all analytic substitutes such as in Germanic or Balto-Slavic,1 the passive verbal ..."

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