Cyrillic alphabet

Cyrillic alphabet
An alphabet developed in the 9th century<ref name="Paul Cubberley 1996">Paul Cubberley (1996) "The Slavic Alphabets". In Daniels and Bright, eds. The Worlds Writing Systems. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-507993-0.</ref> in Bulgaria, devised for writing the Old Church Slavonic liturgical language, and its adaptations used for several Slavic and other languages of Eastern Europe and Asia.

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  • Early Cyrillic alphabet — Type Alphabet Languages Old Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, old versions of many Slavic languages …   Wikipedia

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  • Serbian Cyrillic alphabet — The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet ( sr. српска/Вукова ћирилица, srpska/Vukova ćirilica , literally Serbian/Vuk s Cyrillic alphabet ) is the official and traditional alphabet used to write the Serbian language. It is an adaptation of the Cyrillic… …   Wikipedia

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