Anatolian

Anatolian

[an-uh-toh-lee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Anatolia, its inhabitants, or their language.
2.
of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Anatolian group or family of languages.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of Anatolia.
4.
any of various Turkish dialects spoken in Anatolia.
5.
a group or family of extinct languages that includes cuneiform Hittite and its nearest congeners, as Lycian, Lydian, and Luwian.
6.
a variety of Turkish rug woven in Anatolia.

Origin:
1580–90; Anatoli(a) + -an

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Anatolian (ˌænəˈtəʊlɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Anatolia or its inhabitants
2.  denoting, belonging to, or relating to an ancient family of languages related to the Indo-European family and including Hittite
 
n
3.  this family of languages, sometimes regarded as a branch of Indo-European
4.  a native or inhabitant of Anatolia

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