Cyrillic

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Etymology[edit]

From the name Cyril < Greek Κύριλλος (Kýrillos) + -ic (adjectival suffix). Named after Saint Cyril, who devised a predecessor to Cyrillic script, the Glagolitic alphabet.

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

Adjective[edit]

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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Cyrillic

  1. The Cyrillic alphabet or writing system.

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