Urartian


Urartian
/oo rahr"tee euhn/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to Urartu, its people, or their language.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Urartu.
3. the non-Semitic, non-Indo-European language of Urartu, written in a cuneiform syllabic script.
[URART(U) + -IAN]

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