Phrygian(redirected from Phrygians)
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Of or relating to Phrygia or its people, language, or culture.
1. A native or inhabitant of Phrygia.
2. The Indo-European language of the Phrygians.
1. (Historical Terms) of or relating to ancient Phrygia, its inhabitants, or their extinct language
2. (Classical Music) music of or relating to an authentic mode represented by the natural diatonic scale from E to E. See Hypo-
3. (Classical Music) music (of a cadence) denoting a progression that leads a piece of music out of the major key and ends on the dominant chord of the relative minor key
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of ancient Phrygia
5. (Languages) an ancient language of Phrygia, belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch of the Indo-European family: recorded in a few inscriptions
Phryg•i•an(ˈfrɪdʒ i ən)
1. a native or inhabitant of Phrygia.
2. the extinct Indo-European language of the Phrygians.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Phrygia, its people, or their language.
[1480–90; < Latin Phrygiānus]
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|Noun||1.||Phrygian - a native or inhabitant of Phrygia |
Colossian - a native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia
|2.||Phrygian - a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient inhabitants of Phrygia and now extinct--preserved only in a few inscriptions|
Thraco-Phrygian - an extinct branch of the Indo-European language family thought by some to be related to Armenian