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Su·me·ri·an

 (so͞o-mîr′ē-ən, -mĕr′-)
adj.
Of or relating to ancient Sumer or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1. A member of an ancient people, probably of non-Semitic origin, who established a nation of city-states in Sumer in the fourth millennium bc that is one of the earliest known historic civilizations.
2. The language of the Sumerians, of no known linguistic affiliation.
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Sumerian

(suːˈmɪərɪən; -ˈmɛər-)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of a people who established a civilization in Sumer during the 4th millennium bc
2. (Peoples) a member of a people who established a civilization in Sumer during the 4th millennium bc
3. (Languages) the extinct language of this people, of no known relationship to any other language
adj
4. (Historical Terms) of or relating to ancient Sumer, its inhabitants, or their language or civilization
5. (Placename) of or relating to ancient Sumer, its inhabitants, or their language or civilization
6. (Peoples) of or relating to ancient Sumer, its inhabitants, or their language or civilization
7. (Languages) of or relating to ancient Sumer, its inhabitants, or their language or civilization
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Su•me•ri•an

(suˈmɪər i ən, -ˈmɛr-)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Sumer.
2. the extinct language of the Sumerians, of uncertain affiliation, attested in pictographic and later in cuneiform writing.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Sumer, its people, or their language.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sumerian - a member of a people who inhabited ancient SumerSumerian - a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer
Babylonian - an inhabitant of ancient Babylon
Adj.1.Sumerian - of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants
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Translations
súmerska
Sumerisch
Sümerce

Sumerian

adjsumerisch
n
Sumerer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Sumerisch nt
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