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

  • 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 — adjective see Sinai …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sinaític — si|na|í|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable sinal·lagmàtic si|nal|·lag|mà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • sinaitic — si·na·it·ic …   English syllables

  • 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

  • Sinaitic Palimpsest — The Sinaitic Palimpsest of Saint Catherine s Monastery, Mount Sinai is a late 4th century manuscript of 358 pages, containing a translation of the four canonical gospels of the New Testament into Syriac, which have been overwritten by a vita of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sinaitic inscriptions — ▪ ancient writing also called  Proto sinaitic Inscriptions,         archeological remains that are among the earliest examples of alphabetic writing; they were inscribed on stones in the Sinai Peninsula, where they were first discovered in… …   Universalium

  • 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 alphabet — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : an alphabet found in inscriptions in Sinaitic mines that forms a link between the Egyptian hieroglyphs and the Phoenician alphabet …   Useful english dictionary

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