Ugaritic

[ oo-guh-rit-ik, yoo- ]
/ ˌu gəˈrɪt ɪk, ˌyu- /

adjective

of or relating to Ugarit, its people, or their language.

noun

Also U·ga·ri·tian [oo-guh-rish-uh n, yoo-] /ˌu gəˈrɪʃ ən, ˌyu-/. the Semitic language of the Ugaritic people, related to Hebrew and Phoenician and written in a cuneiform alphabet having 30 characters.

Origin of Ugaritic

First recorded in 1935–40; Ugarit + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for ugaritic

Ugaritic

/ (ˌuːɡəˈrɪtɪk) /

noun

an extinct Semitic language of N Syria

adjective

of or relating to this language

Word Origin for Ugaritic

C19: after Ugarit (modern name: Ras Shamra), an ancient Syrian city-state
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