By S. C. Gardiner
Previous Church Slavonic, the language of the spiritual texts translated by means of Saints Cyril and Methodius for using the Slavonic-speaking humans of vital Europe within the early center a while, later to turn into the literary language of medieval Russia and different East eu nations, is a uncomplicated element of sleek normal Russian. this can be an uncomplicated grammar of the language for readers of English. No past wisdom of a Slavonic language or of philology or linguistics is believed, and the fundamental issues are defined with the minimal of technical phrases. After a short historic advent, the sound method and its illustration by way of the alphabets are defined. The declensions and conjugations are then set out in actual fact with examples. The syntax is handled extra absolutely than in different grammars of the language, and will be of specific support to the coed, because it contains many examples which are used as studying fabric or because the foundation for routines. a range of analyzing passages is incorporated, including a whole thesaurus.