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1. Of or relating to Anatolia or its people, language, or culture.
2. Of or relating to a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Hittite and other extinct languages of ancient Anatolia.
a. A native or inhabitant of Anatolia.
b. A person of Anatolian ancestry.
2. The Anatolian languages.
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1. (Placename) of or relating to Anatolia or its inhabitants
2. (Languages) denoting, belonging to, or relating to an ancient family of languages related to the Indo-European family and including Hittite
3. (Languages) this family of languages, sometimes regarded as a branch of Indo-European
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Anatolia
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(ˌæn əˈtoʊ li ən)

1. of or pertaining to Anatolia or Anatolians.
2. of or pertaining to Anatolian.
3. a native or inhabitant of Anatolia.
4. a language family of ancient Anatolia, a branch of Indo-European, that includes Hittite, Luwian, Lycian, and Lydian.
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Noun1.Anatolian - an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European
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
Hittite - the language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions
Lycian - an Anatolian language
Luvian, Luwian - an Anatolian language
Lydian - an Anatolian language
Palaic - an Anatolian language
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