Meaning of Eblaite


Pronunciation: (eb'lu-īt", ē'blu-), [key]
— n.
  1. the Semitic language of the people of Ebla, believed to be closely related to Ugaritic, Phoenician, and Hebrew, but written in cuneiform characters borrowed from Sumerian: decoded from the Ebla Tablets. Cf. Ebla.
  2. a member of these people.
  1. of or pertaining to Ebla, its people, or their language.
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