Definición de Assyrian en inglés:

Assyrian

Silabificación: As·syr·i·an
Pronunciación: /əˈsi(ə)rēən
 
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  • 1An inhabitant of ancient Assyria.
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    • Some of the most sophisticated ancient civilisations once thrived in Iraq, but the cities of the Babylonians, Assyrians and Sumerians have become fragile ruins, in a nation recovering from war.
    • The ancient Assyrians, Babylonians, Egyptians and Jews endowed this remarkable plant with holy virtues.
    • The later Babylonians, Arameans and Assyrians all assimilated the culture initially prepared by the Sumerians.
  • 2The language of ancient Assyria, a dialect of Akkadian.
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    • He more or less gave up photography and devoted himself to the study of Assyrian, a dead language, but he had imbued photography with the living language of art.
    • At the time Armenians converted to Christianity in 301, they had their own language but, with no alphabet, they relied on Greek and Assyrian for writing.
    • It is said that the word ‘Asia’ has its origin in ‘asu’, which means ‘sunrise’ in Assyrian.
  • 3A dialect of Aramaic still spoken by a group of people of mainly Christian faith living in the mountains of Syria, northern Iraq, and surrounding regions.
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    • School children speak some 110 languages, and one can find bilingual education teachers in 20 different languages including Assyrian, German, Polish, Russian and Tagalog.
    • As this article points out, Aramaic was the parent language of Assyrian.
    • At the same time, the article guarantees Iraqis the right to educate their children in their mother tongues, such as Turkomen or Assyrian, in government educational institutions.

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  • 1Of or relating to ancient Assyria or its language.
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    • In 1843 he was appointed British consul in Baghdad and this allowed extra time for his studies, especially work on cuneiform tablets found at Assyrian cities such as Nimrud and Nineveh.
    • Items from ancient Babylon and Nineveh, Sumerian statues, Assyrian reliefs and 5,000-year-old tablets bearing some of the earliest known writing have been taken or damaged whilst troops stood by and watched.
    • It is the site of an ancient Assyrian castle, whose many walls have been integrated into the general city architecture.
  • 2Relating to or denoting modern Assyrian or its speakers.
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    • We have people who feel strongly that they are Assyrian, but the basis for their being Assyrian has diminished considerably because of the loss of language.
    • They preferred that the language of instruction in their schools revert to Arabic-a more useful means of communication outside of their homeland-with Assyrian language and culture as a separate area of study for their children.
    • Bitter disputes have already broken out on the Kirkuk provincial council between the Kurdish majority and Arab, Turkmen and Assyrian minorities, who are challenging the legitimacy of the recent election.

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