noun Date: 1590 1. a native or inhabitant of Anatolia and specifically of the western plateau lands of Turkey in Asia 2. a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes a group of extinct languages of ancient Anatolia — see Indo-European languages table • Anatolian adjective

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  • Anatolian — means of or pertaining to Anatolia (in what is now Turkey), or a person from Anatolia, including:Biology * Anatolian Black, a breed of cattle. * Anatolian buffalo, a domestic animal of Anatolia. * Anatolian bump, a possible racial feature of… …   Wikipedia

  • Anatolian — [an΄ə tō′lēən] adj. 1. of Anatolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures 2. designating or of a group of extinct Indo European languages of ancient Anatolia, including Hittite n. a person born or living in Anatolia …   English World dictionary

  • Anatolian — /an euh toh lee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Anatolia, its inhabitants, or their language. 2. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Anatolian group or family of languages. n. 3. a native or inhabitant of Anatolia. 4. any of various Turkish …   Universalium

  • Anatolian — n. native or resident of Anatolia adj. of or pertaining to Anatolia; of or relating to the people or culture of Anatolia n. extinct family of Anatolian languages that were spoken in ancient Anatolia that included Hittite and other nonexistent… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Anatolian — An•a•to•li•an [[t]ˌæn əˈtoʊ li ən[/t]] adj. 1) geg of or pertaining to Anatolia or Anatolians 2) peo of or pertaining to Anatolian 3) a native or inhabitant of Anatolia 4) peo a language family of ancient Anatolia, a branch of Indo European, that …   From formal English to slang

  • Anatolian — noun an extinct branch of the Indo European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto Indo European • Syn: ↑Anatolian language • Hypernyms: ↑Indo European, ↑Indo European language, ↑Indo Hittite •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anatolian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to Anatolia or its people, culture, etc. 2. noun a) A native or inhabitant of Anatolia b) Any of the languages of Anatolia …   Wiktionary

  • Anatolian — noun 1》 a native or inhabitant of Anatolia in western Asia Minor. 2》 an extinct group of ancient languages constituting a branch of the Indo European language family. adjective relating to Anatolia …   English new terms dictionary

  • anatolian — an·a·to·li·an …   English syllables

  • Anatolian — /ænəˈtoʊliən/ (say anuh tohleeuhn) adjective 1. of Anatolia. 2. of or belonging to a group or family of languages that includes cuneiform Hittite. –noun 3. a native or inhabitant of Anatolia. 4. any of various Turkish dialects spoken in Anatolia …   Australian English dictionary

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