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Meaning of "Sabaean" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SABAEAN

From Latin Sabaeus, from Greek Sabaios belonging to Saba (Sheba).
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PRONUNCIATION OF SABAEAN

Sabaean  [səˈbiːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SABAEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sabaean 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 SABAEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sabaean

Sabaeans

The Sabaeans or Sabeans were an ancient people speaking an Old South Arabian language who lived in what is today Yemen, in the south west of the Arabian Peninsula. Some scholars suggest a link between the Sabaeans and the Biblical land of Sheba. It is assumed by some and denied by others, that the Sabeans are their descendants. Sabaeans are mentioned in the Book of Job, Joel, and Isaiah chapter XLV.

Definition of Sabaean in the English dictionary

The first definition of Sabaean in the dictionary is an inhabitant or native of ancient Saba. Other definition of Sabaean is the ancient Semitic language of Saba. Sabaean is also of or relating to ancient Saba, its inhabitants, or their language.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SABAEAN


Aegean
iːˈdʒiːən
aeon
ˈiːən
African-Caribbean
ˌæfrɪkənˌkærəˈbiːən
amoebaean
ˌæmɪˈbiːən
amoebean
ˌæmɪˈbiːən
Behan
ˈbiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
chalybean
ˌkælɪˈbiːən
eon
ˈiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
lien
ˈliːən
Maccabean
ˌmækəˈbiːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
plebeian
pləˈbiːən
polyphloesboean
ˌpɒlɪfliːsˈbiːən
Sabean
səˈbiːən
scarabaean
ˌskærəˈbiːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SABAEAN

SAA
Saadi
Saar
SAARC
Saarinen
Saarland
sab
Saba
Sabadell
sabadilla
Sabah
sabal
Sabaoth
Sabatier
sabaton
sabayon
sabbat
Sabbatarian
Sabbatarianism
Sabbath

WORDS THAT END LIKE SABAEAN

Achaean
Aramaean
archaean
Arctogaean
Chaldaean
Cumaean
Dodonaean
Judaean
lernaean
Linnaean
Mandaean
Manichaean
Mycenaean
Nabataean
Neogaean
Nicaean
Notogaean
paean
pygmaean
spelaean

Synonyms and antonyms of Sabaean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sabaean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SABAEAN

Find out the translation of Sabaean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sabaean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sabaean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Sabaean
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sabaean
570 millions of speakers

English

Sabaean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Sabaean
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سبأ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сабейских
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sabá
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাবায়ী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sabéen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sabaean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sabaean
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Sabaean
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Sabaean
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sabaean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sabaean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Sabaean
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सबायॅन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sebe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sabeo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sabaean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сабейських
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sabaean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Sabaean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sabaean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sabaean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sabaean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sabaean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SABAEAN»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SABAEAN» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SABAEAN»

Discover the use of Sabaean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sabaean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936
That the city wall was frequently restored is evident from the fact that inscribed blocks of the earliest period of Sabaean history were used as building material in any order without heeding the context of the inscription (cf. Glaser, Reist nath Mar  ...
M. Th. Houtsma, 1993
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First Encyclopaedia of Islam: 1913-1936
D. H. MUller was the first to point out that of the Sabaean inscriptions those written boustrophedon belong to the oldest period of Sabaean history and at the same time show the earliest forms of letters. Contradicting Hommel's (A. A., p. 22 so.
‎1993
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Perished Nations
When the Sabaean people started paying taxes to the Assyrian Kingdom, their name began to be recorded in the annals of this state. The Sabaeans are known to have been a civilised people in history. In the inscriptions of the rulers of Saba,  ...
Hârun Yahya, 1999
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Landseer's Sabaean Researches
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John Landseer, 2010
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Politische Geschichte (Provinzen und Randvölker: Afrika mit ...
Most of the early texts come from the central plateau region, from Tigre and from Yeha and Malazo which DREWES has suggested may be early Sabaean colonies, A. J. DREWES, BiOr 13.5/6 (1956), 179 — 182. For the Sabaean texts at ...
Hildegard Temporini, Wolfgang Haase, 1982
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Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East
The Sabaean civilization ceased as an independent polity in the third century c.e. when it was brought under the rule of the Hi- myarites, who originated to the south of Sabaean territory. The Sabaean capital was Marib, east of Sanaa, the ...
Facts On File, Incorporated, 2009
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Pilgrimage and Household in the Ancient Near East
Northeast of the Sabaean capital at Ma'rib lies Jabal al-Lawdh, a rock promontory in the Jawf, which was an important passage from desert interior to the highlands of Yemen and home of tribes not sharing kin-based ethnicity with the ...
Joy McCorriston, 2011
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Sabæan researches, in a series of essays ... on the engraved ...
I shall have exhibited also, as far as my means and present opportunity furnish — explanations of the leading hieroglyphics of Sabaean- ism in general, and of Egypt in particular; and thus (to the best of my ability) shall have redeemed my ...
John Landseer, 1823
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The Encyclopedia of Islam, Volume 6, Fascicules 107-108
The ruler, whose name is not retained in the text, may be Yiiha''amar Bayyin, son of Sumhu'all Yanui, whose reign can be fixed around 510 B.C. When the Sabaean realm reached the zenith of its power and founded a colony in Abyssinia, ...
Clifford Edmund Bosworth, 1989
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Handbook of Scripts and Alphabets
The inhabitants of these states spoke Sabaean, Minaean, Qatabanian and Hadrami. all four being dialects of the language known as Epigraphic South Arabian. The economic success and stability of these states was based on intensive ...
George L. Campbell, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SABAEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sabaean is used in the context of the following news items.
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Yeha - Small Town With Long History
Although it is believed that the Sabaean civilisation built the temple for their pagan faith and a deity named Ilmukah, tour guide Mengistu Temaske explained that ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Ethiopia's Yeha: Small town with long history
Although it is believed that the Sabaean civilisation built the temple for their pagan faith and a deity named Ilmukah, tour guide Mengistu Temaske explained that ... «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
3
Ancient Ethiopians Travel, Trade Beyond Old Link to Rome
"I crawled beneath the stone - wary of a 9ft cobra I was warned lives here - and came face to face with an inscription in Sabaean, the language that the Queen of ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
4
UNESCO Director-General condemns airstrikes on Yemen's cultural …
According to reports received, the ancient Sabaean inscriptions on the walls of the dam may also have been affected by the bombing. This came just one week ... «UNESCO.org, Jun 15»
5
'Engineering Marvel' of Queen of Sheba's City Damaged in Airstrike
... considered the most important ancient site in Yemen, excavations of the Sabaean capital have revealed two elaborate pre-Islamic temple precincts dedicated ... «National Geographic, Jun 15»
6
Mapping the Archaeology of Somaliland: Religion, Art, Script, Time …
The region had vast Cushitic, pre-Christian and pre-Islamic Empires that at times formed part of the Himyarite and Sabaean cultures of Southern Arabia, the ... «SomalilandPress, Apr 15»
7
Community, religious leaders must condemn ISIL 'atrocities' – UN …
... of Islam,” particularly members of religious and ethnic minorities including Christians, Kaka'ee, Shabaks, Turkmen, Sabaean Mendeans, Yezidis and others. «UN News Centre, Oct 14»
8
UNCOVERING YEMEN
Perhaps they would find evidence, too, of the fabled Sabaean queen—the queen of Sheba—whose legendary encounters with King Solomon are noted in the ... «HeritageDaily, Oct 14»
9
Archaeological Finds of Ancient Arabia to be Shown
Ma'rib was the capital of the Sabaean kingdom, otherwise thought by some scholars to be ancient Sheba, known from the biblical accounts. Here, the Sabaean ... «Popular Archaeology, Aug 14»
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Iraq persecution: The hidden minorities targeted by IS
Followers of the ancient Sabaean Mandean religious sect. Iraqi Sabaean Mandeans view John the Baptist as saviour. The Islamic State (IS) has killed Shia ... «ChristianToday, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sabaean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sabaean>. Nov 2020 ».
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