E|lam|ite


E|lam|ite
E|lam|ite «EE luh myt», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Elam, an ancient country and empire in what is now western Iran.
2. the language of the Elamites, used from about 2500 B.C. to A.D. 100, and believed to be unrelated to any other known language: »

The trilingual inscription from Behistun in Persia…was in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian (Listener).

–adj.
of Elam, its people, or their language.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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