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ˈɒs it; -ɪtos·sete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ossetenoun

    a northeastern Iranian language spoken in Russia


  1. Ossetenoun


  2. Osseteadjective


  3. Etymology: From осетин.


  1. ossete

    Ossetian (, , ), commonly referred to as Ossetic and rarely as Ossete (ирон ӕвзаг, irōn ӕvzag), is an Eastern Iranian language that is spoken predominantly in Ossetia, a region situated on both sides of the Greater Caucasus. It is the native language of the Ossetian people, and is one of the few Iranian languages spoken in Europe; it is a relative and possibly a descendant of the extinct Scythian, Sarmatian, and Alanic languages.The northern half of the Ossetia region is part of Russia and is known as North Ossetia–Alania, while the southern half is part of the de facto country of South Ossetia (recognized by the United Nations as Russian-occupied territory that is de jure part of Georgia). Ossetian-speakers number about 614,350, with 451,000 recorded in Russia per the 2010 Russian census.


  1. ossete

    Ossete refers to a native or inhabitant of Ossetia, a region located on the northern and central part of the Caucasus. It can also refer to the Iranian language spoken by this population.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ossete in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ossete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. tenebrous
    • B. lacerate
    • C. askant
    • D. dicotyledonous

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