• From Slavic languages, especially using the Cyrillic script, compare Russian а́збука (also Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbo-Croatian, Ukrainian), from the first Old Church Slavonic letter names аз (az) and буки (búki) (compare Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος = ἄλφα + βῆτα or Persian الف + باء), from Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, *buky.

Modern English dictionary

Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.

Word of the Day

Get a curated memorable word every day.

Challenge yourself

Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.

And much more

Try out Vedaist now.