What does Assyrian mean?

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əˈsɪər i ənAssyr·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Assyriannoun

    an inhabitant of ancient Assyria

  2. Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Assyriannoun

    the language of modern Iraq

  3. Assyrian Akkadian, Assyriannoun

    an extinct language of the Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia

Wiktionary

  1. Assyriannoun

    A person who resided in the ancient region on the Upper Tigris river, with capital city of Assur.

    Etymology: From Assur, the original capital city of Assyria

  2. Assyriannoun

    A citizen of an ancient nation and empire, including the northern half of Mesopotamia, with capital city of Nineveh.

    Etymology: From Assur, the original capital city of Assyria

  3. Assyrianadjective

    Of or pertaining to the ancient region on the Upper Tigris river, with capital city of Assur.

    Etymology: From Assur, the original capital city of Assyria

  4. Assyrianadjective

    Of or pertaining to the ancient nation and empire, including the northern half of Mesopotamia, with capital city of Nineveh.

    Etymology: From Assur, the original capital city of Assyria

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assyrianadjective

    of or pertaining to Assyria, or to its inhabitants

    Etymology: [L. Assyrius.]

  2. Assyriannoun

    a native or an inhabitant of Assyria; the language of Assyria

    Etymology: [L. Assyrius.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Assyrian

    as-sir′i-an, adj. belonging to Assyria.—n. an inhabitant of Assyria: the language of Assyria.—ns. Assyriol′ogist; Assyriol′ogy, the science of Assyrian antiquities. [Gr. AssuriosAssuria, Assyria.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assyrian in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assyrian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Assyrian in a Sentence

  1. Osama Edward:

    ISIS is taking over more and more Assyrian towns.

  2. Ramon Michael:

    We are infuriated that one of our leaders was targeted for helping people escape the horrors of Iraq and Syria, the Assyrian community worldwide has been watching this case. What do you think our opinion of the U.S. government will be if they insist on ruining a man who has earned the utmost respect and gratitude of his people worldwide?

  3. Robert DeKelaita:

    The Assyrian community worldwide has been watching this case. What do you think our opinion of the U.S. government will be if they insist on ruining a man who has earned the utmost respect and gratitude of his people worldwide?

  4. World Monuments Fund:

    The palaces of Sennacherib at Nineveh and Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud are vestiges of the political, cultural and artistic height of the Assyrian Empire. The remains of these palaces, the only Assyrian palaces left preserved and decorated with reliefs, are now protected against vandals and function as site museums where visitors can appreciate ancient wall reliefs in their original setting.

  5. Nasir Haj Mahmoud:

    Some Assyrian villages are still under Islamic State control.

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