Meaning of “Cyrillic” in the English Dictionary


"Cyrillic" in English

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Cyrillicadjective, noun [ U ]

uk /sɪˈrɪl.ɪk/ us /sɪˈrɪl.ɪk/

Examples from literature

  • A new alphabet was invented, or rather the Cyrillic letters were altered and transformed in such a way, as to approach in a certain measure to the Coptic characters. 
  • In Poland too, the Slavic liturgy was only tolerated, although the first books with Cyrillic types were printed there. 
  • There is however still another Cyrillic printing office attached to an Armenian convent in Vienna. 

(Definition of “Cyrillic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)