Assyrian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with Assyria or its folks, language, or tradition.
    • Of or with respect to the ancient region on the Upper Tigris lake, with capital town of Assur.
    • Of or related to the old nation and kingdom, like the north half of Mesopotamia, with capital city of Nineveh.
    • Of or regarding Assyria, or even its residents.
  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of Assyria.
    • See Akkadian.
    • The Assyrian dialects of Akkadian.
    • A person who lived into the old area in the Upper Tigris lake, with capital town of Assur.
    • A citizen of an old nation and empire, like the north 1 / 2 of Mesopotamia, with capital city of Nineveh.
    • A native or an inhabitant of Assyria, an ancient nation of Asia, east of river Tigris, long at the head associated with the effective Assyrian kingdom, including Babylonia as well as other neighboring nations.
    • The language for the Assyrians, that has been maintained by and largely restored from their cuneiform inscriptions. See cuneiform.
    • the language of modern-day Iraq
    • an inhabitant of old Assyria
    • an extinct language associated with the Assyrians in old Mesopotamia
  • others:
    • Pertaining or concerning Assyria or even to its inhabitants.

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