Definition of Balto-Slavic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbôltōˈslävik/


A branch of the Indo-European language family that includes the Baltic and Slavic languages.
Example sentences
  • This book tries to demonstrate that the value of Latvian data for Balto-Slavic accentology has hitherto not been fully recognized.
  • Balto-Slavic is next, although I am not sure a Proto Balto-Slavic is a reasonable reconstruction to make.
  • The linking of Indic and Iranian as Indo-Iranian, and of Baltic and Slavic as Balto-Slavic, seems much more generally accepted, however.


Relating to Balto-Slavic.
Example sentences
  • It should be noted that the Ural-Altaic peoples freely mixed with the Balto-Slavic peoples over the centuries.

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Syllabification: Bal·to-Slav·ic

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