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- Natural language : A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning.
- Spoken language : An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on.
- Indo-European languages : A group of several hundred languages, including the majority of languages spoken in Europe, the Plateau of Iran and the subcontinent of India, that share a considerable common vocabulary and linguistic features.
- Slavic languages : Branch of the Indo-European language family, spoken in eastern Europe and Siberia.
- Azerbaijan : A country variously considered part of Central Asia or Southwestern Asia, with a shore on the Caspian Sea, major borders with Iran and Russia, a tense border with Armenia and a small European portion north of the Caucasus Mountains
- Belarussian language : Slavic language mainly spoken in Belarus.
- Belarus : A landlocked country in Eastern Europe.
- Central Asia : A geographic area with many definitions, one common one based on the newly independent, predominantly Muslim republics of the former Soviet Union
- COMECON : Add brief definition or description
- Cyrillic alphabet : The alphabet used for a number of languages, mostly Slavonic ones, including Russian, Bulgarian and Serbian.
- International Phonetic Alphabet : System of phonetic notation based on the Latin alphabet, devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language.
- Russia : A country in northern Eurasia, with an area of 17 million km², currently the largest on our planet.
- Soviet Union : A Communist state, which took over the Russian Empire, after the Russian Revolution of 1917 that existed from 1922 to 1991; the major part now extant as the Russian Federation
- Ukrainian language : Add brief definition or description
- United Nations : An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress.
- Warsaw Pact : Add brief definition or description