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Meaning of "Sumerian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUMERIAN

Sumerian  [suːˈmɪərɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUMERIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sumerian 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 SUMERIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sumerian

Sumerian may refer to: ▪ Sumer, an ancient civilization ▪ Sumerian language, their language ▪ Sumerian art ▪ Sumerian architecture ▪ Cuneiform script – Sumerian script ▪ Sumerian Records, an American record label based in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles...

Definition of Sumerian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Sumerian in the dictionary is a member of a people who established a civilization in Sumer during the 4th millennium bc. Other definition of Sumerian is the extinct language of this people, of no known relationship to any other language. Sumerian is also of or relating to ancient Sumer, its inhabitants, or their language or civilization.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUMERIAN


Adlerian
ædˈlɪərɪən
Algerian
ælˈdʒɪərɪən
Cancerian
kænˈsɪərɪən
Cimmerian
sɪˈmɪərɪən
criterion
kraɪˈtɪərɪən
Hanoverian
ˌhænəˈvɪərɪən
Homerian
həʊˈmɪərɪən
Hyperion
haɪˈpɪərɪən
Iberian
aɪˈbɪərɪən
Illyrian
ɪˈlɪərɪən
Kashmirian
kæʃˈmɪərɪən
Liberian
laɪˈbɪərɪən
Nigerian
naɪˈdʒɪərɪən
presbyterian
ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪən
Shakespearean
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Shakespearian
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Siberian
saɪˈbɪərɪən
therian
ˈθɪərɪən
trans-Siberian
trænzsaɪˈbɪərɪən
Wagnerian
vɑːɡˈnɪərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUMERIAN

Sulu Archipelago
Sulu Sea
sum
sum total
sum up
sumac
sumach
Sumatra
Sumatran
Sumba
Sumba Strait
Sumbawa
Sumer
sumless
summa
summa cum laude
Summa Theologica

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUMERIAN

bacterian
Brian
Celtiberian
Chaucerian
eleutherian
eutherian
Faulknerian
Hesperian
Hitlerian
Khmerian
megatherian
metatherian
Mousterian
phalansterian
Pierian
Popperian
prototherian
psalterian
Schopenhauerian
Spenserian
valerian

Synonyms and antonyms of Sumerian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sumerian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUMERIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

苏美尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sumeria
570 millions of speakers

English

Sumerian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुमेरियन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السومرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шумерский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suméria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুমেরীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sumérienne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sumeria
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sumerischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シュメール語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수메르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumerian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sumer
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுமேரியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुमेरियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sümer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sumera
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sumeryjski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шумерська
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sumeriană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Σουμερίων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sumeriese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sumeriska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sumerisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sumerian

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUMERIAN»

The term «Sumerian» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.714 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUMERIAN» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUMERIAN»

Discover the use of Sumerian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sumerian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart: Poems of the Sumerian High ...
This book provides the complete texts of Enheduanna's hymns to Inanna, skillfully and beautifully rendered by Betty De Shong Meador, who also discusses how the poems reflect Enheduanna's own spiritual and psychological liberation from being ...
Enheduanna, Betty De Shong Meador, 2000
2
Sumerian Mythology: A Study of Spiritual and Literary ...
The book . . . makes entrancing reading and for the general reader it opens up a whole new vista undreamed of before." --Theophile J. Meek
Samuel Noah Kramer, 1972
3
The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character
The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second ...
Samuel Noah Kramer, 2010
4
Reading Sumerian Poetry
An analysis of the oldest form of poetry.
Jeremy Black, 2000
5
Old Sumerian and Old Akkadian Texts in Philadelphia, Chiefly ...
This book contains the 'Akkadian Texts' -- i.e. texts written in the Akkadian Language or script ductus -- the Enlilemaba Texts and the Onion Archive -- all three distinct archives from Nippur in Babylonia from the time of Naram-Sin and ...
Aage Westenholz, 1987
6
Analysing literary Sumerian: corpus-based approaches
This book brings together pioneering studies of the world's oldest literature, which was composed before and after 2000 BCE in the extinct language Sumerian.
Jarle Ebeling, Graham Cunningham, 2007
7
The World's Oldest Literature: Studies in Sumerian ...
Literature begins at Sumer, we may say.
William W. Hallo, 2010
8
The Grammar of Perspective: The Sumerian Conjugation ...
Approaching the problem from a functional-typological perspective and basing the analysis upon semantics, Professor Woods argues that these elements, in their primary function, constitute a system of grammatical voice, in which the active ...
Christopher Woods, 2008
9
Unaccusativity and the Double Object Construction in Sumerian
Sumerian, probably the earliest attested language in human history, has no known cognates.
J. Cale Johnson, 2010
10
Epics of Sumerian Kings: The Matter of Aratta
This volume presents for the first time both the authoritative Sumerian text and an elegant English translation of four Sumerian epics, the earliest known in any language.
H. L. Herman L. J. Vanstiphout, Jerrold S. Cooper, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUMERIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sumerian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The cuisines of the classical world made use of cumin both as a …
In English, at least, cumin has a singular distinction – it is the only word that can be traced directly back to Sumerian, the first written language. So when we talk ... «NPR, Mar 15»
2
Swiping Right on Life with Ash Avildsen of Sumerian Records
I sat down with Ash Avildsen, the founder and CEO of Sumerian Records as well as an agent at the prestigious Agency Group, to talk about his new venture into ... «Noisey, Mar 15»
3
Archaeology and aesthetics
The pieces that the English Woolley and the Dutch Frankfort uncovered were from the Sumerian civilisation (c.3100BC-2100BC) and helped change the public ... «The Economist, Feb 15»
4
Sumerian offers capacity planning in the cloud
While some may have hoped that cloud computing would obviate the need for capaciy planning, UK-based Sumerian is offering a more realistic idea - a ... «DatacenterDynamics, Feb 15»
5
Review: 'From Ancient to Modern' Ponders the Origins of Sumerian
He and his colleagues worked diligently and systematically to be scientifically accurate about the facts, but it's not likely that the Sumerians thought of their ... «New York Times, Feb 15»
6
From First To Last Sign With Sumerian Records
The recently reunited From First To Last, now featuring Periphery vocalist Spencer Sotelo, have announced that they have joined the Sumerian Records roster ... «Under the Gun Review, Jan 15»
7
What Did Ancient Babylonian Songs Sound Like? Something Like This
She carefully studied historical analysis of the stresses and intonations of Babylonian and Sumerian for hints as to how it may have sounded, and researched ... «Newsweek, Dec 14»
8
Miss Fortune Dropped From Sumerian Records Due To Frontman's …
Shortly after they made that announcement though, Sumerian Records announced they had dropped Miss Fortune from their roster. This prompted another ... «Under the Gun Review, Oct 14»
9
Circa Survive Sign to Sumerian Records, Announce 'Violent Waves …
After going the independent route the last few years, Philadelphia post-hardcore combo Circa Survive have inked a deal with Sumerian Records, which will kick ... «Exclaim!, Aug 14»
10
Ancient Sumerian Relics Found in English Cupboard
Need some inspiration to do a little house cleaning? When researchers at a British university recently cleaned out a cupboard inside an archaeological ... «History, Jun 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sumerian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sumerian>. Aug 2019 ».
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