Sinaic
Sinaic Si*na"ic, Sinaitic Si`na*it"ic, a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law. [1913 Webster]

{Sinaitic manuscript}, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible, discovered at Mount Sinai (the greater part of it in 1859) by Tisschendorf, a German Biblical critic; -- called also {Codex Sinaiticus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sinaic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Codex Sinaiticus — Sinaic Si*na ic, Sinaitic Si na*it ic, a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law. [1913 Webster] {Sinaitic manuscript}, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinaitic — Sinaic Si*na ic, Sinaitic Si na*it ic, a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law. [1913 Webster] {Sinaitic manuscript}, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinaitic manuscript — Sinaic Si*na ic, Sinaitic Si na*it ic, a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law. [1913 Webster] {Sinaitic manuscript}, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinaitic — [sī nā′iksī΄nā it′ik] adj. of or from Mount Sinai or the Sinai Peninsula: also Sinaic [sī nā′ik] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sinai — Sinaitic /suy nee it ik/, Sinaic /si nay ik/, adj. /suy nuy, suy nee uy /, n. 1. Also called Sinai Peninsula. a peninsula in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Red Sea between the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba. 230 mi. (370 km) long. 2. Mount, the mountain …   Universalium

  • Sinai — the mountain is perhaps named for Sin, a moon goddess worshipped by Sumerians, Akkadians, and ancient Arabs. As an adjectival form, Sinaic (1769), Sinaitic (1786) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sinaitic — [sī nā′iksī΄nā it′ik] adj. of or from Mount Sinai or the Sinai Peninsula: also Sinaic [sī nā′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • sinaitic — adj. of or relating to Mount Sinai or of the Sinai peninsula. Etymology: var. of Sinaic f. Sinai f. Heb. sinay, with t added for euphony …   Useful english dictionary

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