ugaritic









ugaritic


adjective

  1. of or relating to Ugarit, its people, or their language.

noun

  1. Also U·ga·ri·tian [oo-guhrishuh n, yoo-] /ˌu gəˈrɪʃ ən, ˌyu-/. the Semitic language of the Ugaritic people, related to Hebrew and Phoenician and written in a cuneiform alphabet having 30 characters.

noun

  1. an extinct Semitic language of N Syria

adjective

  1. of or relating to this language

1936, “pertaining to Ugarit,” ancient city of northern Syria, and especially to the language first discovered there 1929 by Claude Schaeffer, from Ugarit, which probably is ultimately from Sumerian ugaru “field.”

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