- a native or inhabitant of Susa or Susiana.
- Elamite(def 2).
- of or relating to Susa or Susiana.
Origin of Susian
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Among the prizes assigned to Cyrus were two singing women of great fame, and this Susian lady.Cyrus the Great
The decipherment of the third of the three languages found at Persepolis and Behistun followed quickly on the success with Susian.
With his contributions the problem of decipherment of Susian may be considered as closed.
The second style of cuneiform, generally known as Median or Susian, is again only a slight modification of the "Persian."The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
Ourkam is the Menes of Chaldæa, and his date is put long before that Susian conquest of which we have spoken above.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1
- another word for Elamite
C16: from Susiana, a province of the ancient Persian Empire with its capital at Susa
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