Illyrian


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Il·lyr·i·an

 (ĭ-lîr′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to ancient Illyria or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
n.
1. A member of one of the ancient peoples that inhabited Illyria.
2. An extinct Indo-European language spoken in Illyria and known only from scattered personal and geographical names preserved in Greek and Roman sources.

Illyrian

(ɪˈlɪərɪən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of the group of related Indo-European peoples who occupied Illyria from the late third millennium to the early first millennium bc
2. (Languages) the extinct and almost unrecorded language of these peoples: of uncertain relationship within the Indo-European family, but thought by some to be the ancestor of modern Albanian
3. (Historical Terms) the extinct and almost unrecorded language of these peoples: of uncertain relationship within the Indo-European family, but thought by some to be the ancestor of modern Albanian
adj
4. (Placename) of, characteristic of, or relating to Illyria, its people, or their language
5. (Languages) of, characteristic of, or relating to Illyria, its people, or their language
6. (Peoples) of, characteristic of, or relating to Illyria, its people, or their language

Il•lyr•i•an

(ɪˈlɪər i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Illyria, its inhabitants, or their speech.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Illyria.
3. the extinct Indo-European language or languages spoken by the Illyrians.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Illyrian - a minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast
Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Indo-European - the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Translations
IlirIlirkailirskiilirski jezik
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