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  • Nabataean — /nab euh tee euhn/, n. 1. a subject of an ancient Arab kingdom in Palestine that became a Roman province in A.D. 106. 2. the Aramaic dialect of the Nabataeans. adj. 3. of or pertaining to the Nabataeans, their kingdom, or their dialect. Also,… …   Universalium

  • Nabataean — n. resident of Nabataea, one who is from Nabataea (also Nabatean) adj. of or pertaining to the people of an ancient Arabian kingdom, of the language of the Nabataeans (also Nabatean) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nabataean — [ˌnabə ti:ən] (also Nabatean) noun 1》 a member of an ancient Arabian people having a kingdom with its capital at Petra (now in Jordan). 2》 the extinct language of the Nabataeans. adjective relating to the Nabataeans. Origin from L. Nabat(h)aeus,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • nabataean — nab·a·tae·an …   English syllables

  • Nabataean — /næbəˈtiən/ (say nabuh teeuhn) noun 1. one of a group of people living around Petra, south east of Palestine in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. 2. the extinct language, a form of Aramaic, spoken by these people. –adjective 3. of or relating to …   Australian English dictionary

  • nabataean — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabataean language — Nabataean Fragment from a dedicatory inscription in Nabataean script to the god Qasiu.[1] Spoken in …   Wikipedia

  • Nabataean alphabet — Nabataean Type Abjad Languages Nabataean language Time period 2nd century BC to 4th century AD Parent systems Proto Sinaitic alphabet …   Wikipedia

  • Nabataean kingdom — Malkûtâ Nabatu ← 168 BC–AD 106 …   Wikipedia

  • Nabataean alphabet — ▪ writing system       writing system used between approximately 150 BC and AD 150 in the Nabataean kingdom of Petra in the Arabian Peninsula. Used by the Nabataeans to write the Aramaic language, this alphabet was related to the Aramaic alphabet …   Universalium

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