noun Etymology: Latin Oscus + English Umbrian Date: 1894 a subdivision of the Italic branch of the Indo-European language family containing Oscan and Umbrian

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  • Osco-Umbrian — [äs΄kō um′brē ən] n. a division of the Italic branch of Indo European, consisting of Oscan and Umbrian …   English World dictionary

  • Osco-Umbrian — /os koh um bree euhn/, n. a group of languages, usually classified as Italic, that contains Oscan and Umbrian. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • osco-umbrian — os·co umbrian …   English syllables

  • Osco-Umbrian — Os•co Um•bri•an [[t]ˈɒs koʊˈʌm bri ən[/t]] n. peo the Oscan and Umbrian languages collectively, as a subgroup of the Italic languages • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Osco-Umbrian — /ɒskoʊ ˈʌmbriən/ (say oskoh umbreeuhn) noun 1. a group of languages, including Oscan, Sabellian, and Umbrian, of ancient Italy. –adjective 2. of or relating to this language group …   Australian English dictionary

  • Osco-Umbrian — noun a group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin • Hypernyms: ↑Italic, ↑Italic language • Hyponyms: ↑Umbrian, ↑Oscan, ↑Sabellian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Osco-Umbrian languages — Osco Umbrian Sabellian (former) Geographic distribution: Ancient south and central Italy Linguistic classification: Indo European Italic Osco Umbrian …   Wikipedia

  • Osco-Umbrian languages —       language group proposed by some scholars to be included in the Italic branch of Indo European languages. The group includes Oscan (Oscan language), Umbrian, and the minor dialects of central Italy Marsian, Marrucinian, Paelignian, Sabine,… …   Universalium

  • Umbrian language — Infobox Language name=Umbrian region=Umbria, Italy extinct=Latest inscriptions 1st century BC familycolor=Indo European fam2=Italic fam3=Osco Umbrian script=Old Italic alphabet iso2=ine iso3=xum Umbrian is an extinct Italic language formerly… …   Wikipedia

  • Idioma osco — Para la comuna suiza, véase Osco (Tesino). Osco Hablado en Italia Región centro sur de la península itálica Hablantes Lengua muerta Familia …   Wikipedia Español

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