[ eb-luh-ahyt, ee-bluh- ]
/ ˈɛb ləˌaɪt, ˈi blə- /
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the Semitic language of the people of Ebla, believed to be closely related to Ugaritic, Phoenician, and Hebrew, but written in cuneiform characters borrowed from Sumerian: decoded from the Ebla Tablets.Compare Ebla.
a member of these people.
Also Eb·lan [eb-luhn, ee-bluhn]. /ˈɛb lən, ˈi blən/. of or relating to Ebla, its people, or their language.
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