Assyrian

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As·syr·i·an

 (ə-sîr′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Assyria or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Assyria.
2. See Akkadian.
3. The Assyrian dialects of Akkadian.

Assyrian

(əˈsɪrɪən)
n
1. (Historical Terms) an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
2. (Peoples) an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
3. (Peoples) a modern-day descendant of the ancient Assyrians
4. (Historical Terms)
a. the language of the ancient Assyrians, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
b. a dialect of Aramaic, spoken by modern Assyrians
5. (Languages)
a. the language of the ancient Assyrians, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
b. a dialect of Aramaic, spoken by modern Assyrians
6. (Languages) the language of the ancient Assyrians, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
adj
7. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient or modern Assyrians, their language, or culture
8. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient or modern Assyrians, their language, or culture
9. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient or modern Assyrians, their language, or culture

As•syr•i•an

(əˈsɪər i ən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Assyria.
2. the dialect of Akkadian spoken in Assyria.
3. a member of any of a number of Christian Neo-Aramaic-speaking communities in the Near East and in central Asia, W Europe, and the U.S.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Assyria, its inhabitants, or their language.
5. of or pertaining to the contemporary Assyrians or their language.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Assyrian - an inhabitant of ancient AssyriaAssyrian - an inhabitant of ancient Assyria  
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
2.Assyrian - the language of modern Iraq
Aramaic - a Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
3.Assyrian - an extinct language of the Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia
Akkadian - an ancient branch of the Semitic languages
Mesopotamia - the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
Translations
AsiracAsirkaasirski

Assyrian

[əˈsɪrɪən]
A. ADJasirio
B. Nasirio/a m/f

Assyrian

adjassyrisch
n
Assyrer(in) m(f)
(= language)Assyrisch nt