Linear A
noun Date: 1948 a linear form of writing used in Crete from the 18th to the 15th centuries B.C.

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  • Linear A — n. a Minoan script that was in use on Crete earlier than LINEAR B and has not yet been deciphered …   English World dictionary

  • Linear A — Linear A,   kretische Schriften …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Linear A — Infobox Writing system name=Linear A type=Undeciphered typedesc=(likely Syllabic and Ideographic) languages= Minoan (unknown) time=Possibly from MM IB to LM IIIA differentiated to =Linear B and Linear Cypriot iso15924=LinaLinear A is one of two… …   Wikipedia

  • Linear A — Bruchstücke von Linear A Täfelchen aus Akrotiri Die Linearschrift A ist neben der Kretischen Hieroglyphenschrift eines der beiden Schriftsysteme der minoischen Kultur Kretas. Sie wurde vom 17. bis ins 15. Jahrhundert v. Chr. verwendet und konnte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Linear A — Skrifttype fra den minoiske periode. Kendes fra fund af diskosen fra Festos og stammer fra 1700 1400 f.Kr. Skriften er aldrig blevet dechiffreret, men antages at være i slægt med de ægyptiske hieroglyffer. Linear A afløstes af Linear B …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Linear A — noun a syllabary used to write the as yet undeciphered Minoan language, and an apparent predecessor to other scripts, such as Linear B …   Wiktionary

  • Linear A — an ancient system of writing, not yet deciphered, inscribed on clay tablets, pottery, and other objects found at Minoan sites on Crete and other Greek islands. Cf. Linear B. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Linear A — ISO 639 3 Code : lab ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Linear A — n. ara ling. an ancient system of writing, not yet deciphered, inscribed on clay tablets, pottery, and other objects found at Minoan sites on Crete and other Greek islands • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Linear A — /lɪniər ˈeɪ/ (say lineeuhr ay) noun an undeciphered system of writing found in inscriptions on tablets, pottery, etc., found at Minoan sites on Crete …   Australian English dictionary

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