from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to ancient Sumer or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A member of an ancient people, probably of non-Semitic origin, who established a nation of city-states in Sumer in the fourth millennium B.C. that is one of the earliest known historic civilizations.
- n. The language of the Sumerians, of no known linguistic affiliation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, from or pertaining to Sumer.
- adj. Of, from or pertaining lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Šumer in Akkadian.
- n. A person of Sumer.
- n. A native of lower Babylonia, called Šumer in Akkadian.
- proper n. The ancient language spoken in Sumer, a language isolate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the region of lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Sumer, or its inhabitants or their language.
- n. A native of lower Babylonia, anciently called Sumer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Accadian.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants
- n. a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer
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