Definition of Anatolian in English:
Of or relating to Anatolia, its inhabitants, or their ancient languages.
- The emergence of an alternative economy, especially of Anatolian origin, and new political centers and cultural spheres in the last two decades has brought the country to an irrevocable point.
- Turkey's Anatolian heartland consists of a lot of mountains, and river valleys all traveling in unhelpful directions.
- The Anatolian news agency reported Cay as saying that Bulgarian-Turkish relations, which have been developing very well lately, are an important factor for security on the Balkans and in Eastern Europe.
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1A native or inhabitant of Anatolia.
- Indeed he argues that the Republic is a gocmen regime in which the elite are cut off from their own roots and tradition, and have become more Turkish than the Anatolians (Turks or otherwise).
- They were Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Manicheans, pagans, nomads, shamanists, and animists as well, and, ethnically speaking, Seljuks, Khazars, Bulgars, Timurids, Mongols, Anatolians and Chinese.
- To the Phoenicians He was Adoni, to the Anatolians He was Attis, to the Sumerians Damuzi.
2An extinct group of ancient languages constituting a branch of the Indo-European language family and including Hittite, Luwian, Lydian, and Lycian.
- Some unexplained differences and another parallel branch, Anatolian, also allow many to discuss the (hypothetical) ancestors of this language.
- There will also be classes with a specific language or language-family orientation, including African American English, Anatolian, Irish, Japanese, and Salish.
- Modern Turkish is descended from Old Anatolian, the language brought to Asia Minor by the Seljuk Turks in the 11th century.
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