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Meaning of "Illyrian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ILLYRIAN

Illyrian  [ɪˈlɪərɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ILLYRIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Illyrian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ILLYRIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Illyrian

Illyrian may refer to: ▪ Illyrian languages ▪ Illyrians ▪ Illyrian tribes ▪ Adjective for Illyria ▪ Adjective for Illyrism...

Definition of Illyrian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Illyrian in the dictionary is a member of the group of related Indo-European peoples who occupied Illyria from the late third millennium to the early first millennium bc. Other definition of Illyrian is the extinct and almost unrecorded language of these peoples: of uncertain relationship within the Indo-European family, but thought by some to be the ancestor of modern Albanian. Illyrian is also of, characteristic of, or relating to Illyria, its people, or their language.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ILLYRIAN


Adlerian
ædˈlɪərɪən
alerion
əˈlɪərɪən
Algerian
ælˈdʒɪərɪən
allerion
əˈlɪərɪən
Cimmerian
sɪˈmɪərɪən
criterion
kraɪˈtɪərɪən
Hitlerian
hɪtˈlɪərɪən
Hyperion
haɪˈpɪərɪən
Iberian
aɪˈbɪərɪən
Liberian
laɪˈbɪərɪən
Nigerian
naɪˈdʒɪərɪən
plerion
ˈplɪərɪən
presbyterian
ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪən
Shakespearean
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Shakespearian
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Siberian
saɪˈbɪərɪən
Sumerian
suːˈmɪərɪən
therian
ˈθɪərɪən
trans-Siberian
trænzsaɪˈbɪərɪən
Wagnerian
vɑːɡˈnɪərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ILLYRIAN

Illyria
Illyricum
Ilmen
ilmenite
ILO
Iloilo
Ilorin
ILR
ILS
ILU
Ilves
ILWU
Ilyushin

WORDS THAT END LIKE ILLYRIAN

Adrian
Assyrian
Austrian
Brian
Bulgarian
equestrian
historian
humanitarian
Hungarian
librarian
Marian
ovarian
papyrian
pedestrian
Syrian
Tyrian
Valkyrian
vegetarian
Victorian
Zyrian

Synonyms and antonyms of Illyrian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Illyrian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ILLYRIAN

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The translations of Illyrian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Illyrian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伊利里亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

iliria
570 millions of speakers

English

Illyrian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Illyrian
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإيليرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

иллирийская
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ilíria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Illyrian
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

illyrienne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Illyrian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

illyrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

イリュリア人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일 리리아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Illyrian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Illyria
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Illyrian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Illyrian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İlirya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

illirico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

iliryjski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Иллирийская
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iliră
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ιλλυριών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Illyrian
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

illyriska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

illyriske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Illyrian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ILLYRIAN»

The term «Illyrian» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.300 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ILLYRIAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Illyrian

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ILLYRIAN»

Discover the use of Illyrian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Illyrian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Illyrian Spring
Een vrouw van in de veertig reist midden jaren dertig van de 20e eeuw naar de Adriatische kust om na te denken over haar man en volwassen kinderen die haar schilderkunst niet serieus nemen.
Ann Bridge, 2012
2
Illyrian Letters: A Revised Selection of Correspondence from ...
A Revised Selection of Correspondence from the Illyrian Provinces of Bosnia, Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Dalmatia, Croatia and Slavonia, Addressed to the Manchester Guardian During 1877 Arthur John Evans ...
Arthur John Evans, 2013
3
The Albanians: An Ethnic History from Prehistoric Times to ...
Doric dialect and surely penetrated into the Illyrian language through the early Corinthian colonies of the seventh to fourth centuries b.c. along the Ionian and Adriatic coastline. Similarly, words borrowed from Latin were incorporated into the ...
Edwin E. Jacques, 1995
4
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Illyrian tribes settled across a large swathe of the western Balkans from the Adriatic coast in the west to the Morava River in the east, and from present-day Albania in the south to the Istrian Peninsula in what today is northwest Croatia.
Tim Clancy, 2013
5
Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction
The term “Illyrian” has referred to many things, until recently to any non-Celtic language in the broad area west of Thrace, north of Greece and Macedonia, and east of the Veneti (northeastern Italy). But scholarly work beginning in the 1960s  ...
Benjamin W. Fortson, IV, 2011
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When Ethnicity Did Not Matter in the Balkans: A Study of ...
Cupilli mentions Illyrian priests (presbyteri il- lyrici), Illyrian texts (e.g., evangelium in lingua illirica), he himself or others preaching in Illyrian (illirico sermone), and an inscription in Illyrian over a church's door (dell'inscrizione illirica sopra la ...
John V. A. Fine Jr., 2006
7
Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture
ILLYRIAN LANGUAGE Illyrian Approximate distribution of the Illyrians. classical authors. A pan-lllyrian theory was promulgated by a number of modern linguists who made the Illyrians coincident with the eastern Urnfield culture and sought ...
J. P. Mallory, Douglas Q. Adams, 1997
8
An Introduction to the Indo-European Languages
Among the lesser-known languages, none has surfaced so consistently in discussions of Indo-European prehistory and sub- grouping as Illyrian. During the 1930s a wave of 'pan-Illyrianism', or Illyromania', occurred in Indo-European studies, ...
Philip Baldi, 1983
9
Ancient Indo-European Dialects: Proceedings of the ...
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS While gathering a rather impressive amount of material on Illyrian for about four decades, Hans Krahe has repeatedly examined the problem of the position of the language whose trace he recognized in widespread ...
Henrik Birnbaum, Jaan Puhvel, 1966
10
The Latin Language
detected in the onomatology: e.g. Amantia and the river name Apsias (closely resembling the Illyrian apsus). Moreover, Croton was established in territory said to have been earlier in possession of the Iapyges. Similar evidence is not lacking  ...
Leonard Robert Palmer, 1954

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ILLYRIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Illyrian is used in the context of the following news items.
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Istria — coastal treasure of great climate, food and wine
Istria gets its name from the Histri, an Illyrian tribe that ruled the region before succumbing to the Romans in the second century B.C. The ... «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
2
Inconsistent tone, uneven direction plague 'Off the King's Road'
... shrink, Dr. Yablonsky (solid Thaddeus Shafer, notable for his excellent recent work with the Illyrian Players) are a further distraction. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
3
Giles Woodforde casts his eye over a trilogy of open-air Shakespeare
It becomes clear, for instance, that the Illyrian gypsies no longer live a nomadic life forever travelling in their caravans. They've become rooted ... «The Oxford Times, Jul 15»
4
FACE IT: Can This Hotspot Stay Cool?
... (named not for the Disney film, but for an old tribe in Illyrian times) the dazzling Adriatic, uninhabited forested islands, the smell of lavender, ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
5
Vienna and Triest - Through History Connected
From 1809 to 1813, Trieste was annexed into Illyrian Provinces, interrupting its status of free port and losing its autonomy. The municipal ... «FriedlNews, Jun 15»
6
Notes towards a history of Italian anarchism in Egypt (by Leonardo …
Little is known, for example, of the extent of the reciprocal influence and interaction with Levantine subversives (prevalently Greco-Illyrian) ... «Anarkismo.net, Jun 15»
7
Artemis Gallery Ancient and Ethnographic Art Auction led by rarities …
From northwestern Greece, circa late 6th to 5th century BCE, an Illyrian hammered bronze helmet of the type worn by the hoplite phalanx is ... «ArtfixDaily, Jun 15»
8
Wine: Montenegro on the map at last
Since over 1000 BC the Illyrian inhabitants were perfectly capable of making wine that was very highly prized in its day. In the same light ... «Prague Post, May 15»
9
Fire damages Warren bathroom fixtures manufacturer
Thick, black smoke made it difficult for arriving firefighters to initially see the flames inside Illyrian Glass & Shelf, just west of Bunert Road. «The Macomb Daily, Mar 15»
10
Morning Sentinel March 23 police log
Saturday, at 1:43 a.m., Illyrian Benjamin Sherifi, 27, of Charles Terrace, Benton, was arrested on the Ticonic Bridge on charges of unlawful ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Illyrian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/illyrian>. Oct 2019 ».
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