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Urartian

Saltos de línea: Ur¦art|ian
Pronunciación: /ʊˈrɑːtɪən
 
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Definición de Urartian en inglés:

adjetivo

Relating to the ancient kingdom of Urartu in eastern Anatolia (circa 1500–585 bc).
Example sentences
  • The skill of Urartian craftspeople is manifest in Van museum exhibits: terracotta figures, ornate bronze belts and some very covetable gold jewellery.
  • The city has existed for at least 5,000 years and saw successive periods of Urartian, Assyrian and Persian rule before succumbing to Alexander the Great.

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1A native or inhabitant of ancient Urartu.
Example sentences
  • She rightly concludes, ‘despite their geographical position and their entanglement with Assyrians, Urartians, Persians, Arabs, and Turks, both ancient and early medieval Armenians have a European significance.’
  • The earliest Armenian history was related to the Hittites and the Urartians as well as with the peoples of Mesopotamia.
  • This impression is created by simply tacking the history of the Urartians onto that of the Haik.
2 [mass noun] The language of Urartu, related to Hurrian.

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