Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an extinct Semitic language of northern Syria

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Alternate forms of Ugaritic

Hypernyms: canaanitic, canaanitic language

Origin of the word Ugaritic

  1. 1936, "pertaining to Ugarit," ancient city of northern Syria, and esp. to the language first discovered there 1929 by Claude Schaeffer, from Ugarit, which probably is ult. from Sumerian ugaru "field." more

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