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Thraco-Phrygian

[threy-koh-frij-ee-uh n]
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noun
  1. a hypothetical branch of Indo-European implying a special genetic affinity between the meagerly attested Thracian and Phrygian languages.
adjective
  1. of, belonging to, or pertaining to Thraco-Phrygian.

Origin of Thraco-Phrygian

Thraco- (< Greek Thrāiko-, combining form of Thrā́ikē Thrace) + Phrygian
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Historical Examples

  • These, who had spread into the basin of the Morava, became the Thraco-Phrygian group.

    The Bronze Age and the Celtic World

    Harold Peake


British Dictionary definitions for thraco-phrygian

Thraco-Phrygian

noun
  1. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, all members of which are extinct except for Armenian
adjective
  1. relating to or belonging to this group of languages

Word Origin

from Thraco-, from Greek Thraikē Thrace; see Phrygian
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