[ eb-luh-ahyt, ee-bluh- ]
/ ˈɛb ləˌaɪt, ˈi blə- /
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-luh n, ee-bluh n] /ˈɛb lən, ˈi blən/. of or relating to Ebla, its people, or their language.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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