Origin of GlagoliticModern Latin glagoliticus from Serbo-Croatian glagolitsa, Glagolitic alphabet from Old Church Slavonic glagol?, word
Origin of GlagoliticFrom Serbo-Croatian glagoljica from glagol word from Old Church Slavonic glagolŭ ; see gal- in Indo-European roots.
- (linguistics) The oldest known Slavonic alphabet, designed around 862–863 by Saint Cyril in order to translate the Bible and other texts into Old Church Slavonic. Mostly replaced by Cyrillic alphabet in Orthodox Christian Slavic countries, but still in use in the Croatian Church along the Dalmatian coast, in Czech and Croatian recensions of Church Slavic.
From New Latin glagoliticus, from Serbo-Croatian glagoljica/глагољица, from Old Church Slavonic глаголъ (glagolŭ, “word, speech”), Glagolitic spelling ⰳⰾⰰⰳⱁⰾⱏ (glagolŭ).