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Meaning of "Oscan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OSCAN

Oscan  [ˈɒskən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSCAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oscan 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 OSCAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oscan language

Oscan is an extinct language of southern Italy. The language is also the namesake of the language group to which it belonged. Oscan was spoken by a number of tribes, including the Samnites, the Aurunci, and the Sidicini. The latter two tribes were often grouped under the name "Osci". The Oscan group is part of the Osco-Umbrian or Sabellic family, and includes the Oscan language and three variants known only from inscriptions left by the Hernici, Marrucini and Paeligni, minor tribes of eastern central Italy. The language was spoken from approximately 500 BCE to 100 CE.

Definition of Oscan in the English dictionary

The definition of Oscan in the dictionary is a speaker of this language; Samnite. Other definition of Oscan is of or relating to this language.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSCAN


Alaskan
əˈlæskən
Athabascan
ˌæθəˈbæskən
Athabaskan
ˌæθəˈbæskən
Athapascan
ˌæθəˈpæskən
Athapaskan
ˌæθəˈpæskən
brisken
ˈbrɪskən
dusken
ˈdʌskən
Etruscan
ɪˈtrʌskən
Faliscan
fəˈlɪskən
Franciscan
frænˈsɪskən
gascon
ˈɡæskən
Madagascan
ˌmædəˈɡæskən
molluscan
mɒˈlʌskən
molluskan
mɒˈlʌskən
Nebraskan
nɪˈbræskən
Tuscan
ˈtʌskən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSCAN

Oryol
oryx
orzo
os
os coxae
os innominatum
OSA
Osage
Osage orange
Osaka
Osaka Bay
osar
OSB
Osborne
Osborne House
Osca
oscar
Oscar II
Oscars ceremony
OSCE

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSCAN

brain scan
CAT scan
CT scan
duplex scan
Emiscan
helical scan
photoscan
San Franciscan
scan
scintilliscan
scintiscan
ultrasound scan

Synonyms and antonyms of Oscan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Oscan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSCAN

Find out the translation of Oscan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

OSCAN
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

osco
570 millions of speakers

English

Oscan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Oscan
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اوسكان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Oscan
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Oscan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Oscan,
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Oscan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oscan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oscan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

osCANは
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Oscan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oscan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Oscan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆஸ்கன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Oscan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oscan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

osca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oscan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Oscan
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oscana
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Oscan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Oskies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Oscan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Oscan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Oscan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCAN»

The term «Oscan» is normally little used and occupies the 123.916 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCAN» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSCAN»

Discover the use of Oscan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Oscan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Grammar of Oscan and Umbrian: With a Collection of ...
Buck's work also features photographs and illustrations of important inscriptions, as well as a map. This reprint of the 1904 edition is an indispensable resource for the study of the Italic dialects of pre-Roman Italy.
Carl Darling Buck, 2005
2
The Foundations of Latin
string indicates a reconstructed form indicates an impossible form is replaced by develops from Myc. Mycenaean Norw. Norwegian O-U Oscan-Umbrian OCS Old Church Slavic OE Old English OHG Old High German OIc. Old Icelandic Olr. Old  ...
Philip Baldi, 2002
3
Samnium and the Samnites
They are dialects of Oscan,2 but they display an almost exaggerated degree of particularism. Paeligni could almost certainly have understood Samnites, without interpreters and without difficulty, whereas Vestini and Marrucini probably could ...
E. T. Salmon, 1967
4
Bilingualism and the Latin Language
Their patron had an Oscan identity, which would suggest that he was an Oscan speaker, and the Latin writer defers to his identity linguistically. The text offers a contrast to the story of the official abandonment of Oscan by the elite at Cumae, ...
James Noel Adams, 2003
5
Two Papers on the Oscan Word Anasaket
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Lionel Graham Horton Horton-Smith, 2012
6
Origines Celticae (a Fragment) and Other Contributions to ...
Moreover, in the third Samnite war, the Roman general sent spies who knew Oscan to gain intelligence in the Samnite camp (Livy 10. 30); whence I think we must infer that the language generally spoken among the Samnites was an Oscan ...
Edwin Guest, 1883
7
A Grammar of Oscan and Umbrian, with a Collection of ...
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Buck Carl Darling 1866-1955, HardPress, 2013
8
The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, ...
The O-sounds of the Oscan language offer the same analogy to the Latin, as the E-sounds (§ 6). The Oscan alphabet, being borrowed from the Etruscan, had originally no sign for 0, but only the sign for u. This «-sign was used for 0 as well as ...
W. M. Lindsay, 2010
9
A Companion to the Roman Republic
It is perfectly possible that the Oscan text was actually set up and inscribed during the Social War rebellion, which saw the neighboring Latin colony of Venusia side with the rebels. This is sometimes doubted on practical grounds,26 but it is ...
Nathan Rosenstein, Robert Morstein-Marx, 2011
10
Italic and Romance Linguistic Studies in Honor of Ernst Pulgram
THE FUTURE PERFECT IN OSCAN - UMBRIAN MADISON S. BEELER Those who have some familiarity with the course of recent studies in the Italic dialects, i.e., Oscan and Umbrian and the several very scantily attested idioms which are ...
Ernst Pulgram, Herbert J. Izzo, 1980

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OSCAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Oscan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Manchester United transfer news: Morgan Schneiderlin 'deciding …
But football agent Muzzi Oscan says Schneiderlin has been holding talks over two offers, believed to be from the Gunners and the Red Devils, ... «Metro, Jul 15»
2
Pirates and hold-ups
“The scrap seekers are uncontrollable,” said National Guard Lt. Lenin Oscan, who helps oversee security at the northern Paraguana's 645,000 ... «Saudi Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Pirates and hold-ups – crime strikes Venezuela's oil industry
“The scrap seekers are uncontrollable,” said National Guard Lieutenant Lenin Oscan, who helps oversee security at the northern Paraguana's ... «euronews, Jun 15»
4
In Osun: Winners' Chapel donates food items, money to unpaid …
He said, “We have been giving before OSCAN chairman said so, even when salaries were regular. We have distributed food items four times ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jun 15»
5
Arsenal Transfer News: No Fenerbahce Move for Campbell?
However, Fifa agent Muzzi Oscan, who represents Campbell's Arsenal team-mate Olivier Giroud, tweeted on Thursday that “Campbell won't be ... «Football Gossip, Jun 15»
6
Obesity – The Thunder God Vine plant from China may be the cure …
From the study, Oscan found that using an extract from the thunder god vine over just a week, the mice showed 80% reduction in food intake ... «Times Gazette, May 15»
7
Oscar Winner Patricia Arquette Leads Cast Of CSI: Cyber
The actress, who starred in Medium, has recently triumphed with her Oscan win as Best Supporting Actress for her role as the distant mother in ... «Chinatopix, Feb 15»
8
Awfully Good: Deadfall
That's the only thing that could explain the Oscan winner's complete psychopathic performance in DEADFALL, with a Dorothy Hamill wig and a ... «JoBlo.com, Feb 15»
9
CBS 'The Odd Couple' Premieres Tomorrow! Star Matthew Perry …
Apart from starring in the show as Oscan Madison, Matthew Perry co-developed the revamped classic with Danny Jacobson and is also ... «Franchise Herald, Feb 15»
10
APEC 2015 kicks off in Clark
... terrorism and ensure the security of our people and our economies,” APEC Counter-Terrorism Working Group chair Oscan Valenzuela said. «Asianjournal.com, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oscan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oscan>. Aug 2022 ».
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