Pisidian
adjective see Pisidia

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  • Pisidian — /pi sid ee euhn, puy /, n. the extinct language of Pisidia, not known to be related to any other language, written in a script derived from the Greek alphabet. [PISIDI(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pisidian — ISO 639 3 Code : xps ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • pisidian — pi·sid·i·an …   English syllables

  • pisidian — I. pə̇ˈsidēən, (ˈ)pī|s adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Pisidia, ancient country of southern Asia Minor + English an 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Pisidia 2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the people… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pisidian language — Infobox Language name=Pisidian region=Ancient southwestern Anatolia extinct=Early CE? iso2=ine iso3=xps familycolor=Indo European fam1=Anatolian fam2=Luwian subgroup script=Pisidian scriptThe Pisidian language is a member of the extinct Anatolian …   Wikipedia

  • Pisidian language —       poorly attested member of the ancient Anatolian languages. Documentation for Pisidian is extremely sparse, comprising some two dozen tomb inscriptions consisting only of names and patronymics (patronymic). The specific form of the latter,… …   Universalium

  • George the Pisidian — ▪ Byzantine poet Greek  Georgios Pisides  flourished 7th century       Byzantine epic poet, historian, and cleric whose classically structured verse was acclaimed as a model for medieval Greek poetry, but whose arid, bombastic tone manifested… …   Universalium

  • Anatolian languages — Branch of the Indo European language family spoken in Anatolia in the 2nd–1st millennia BC. The attested Anatolian languages are Hittite, Palaic, Luwian (Luvian), Hieroglyphic Luwian, Lycian, and Lydian. Hittite, by far the most copiously… …   Universalium

  • Antioch, Pisidia — Antioch in Pisidia ndash; alternatively Antiochia in Pisidia or Pisidian Antioch ( el. Ἀντιόχεια τῆς Πισιδίας) and in Roman Empire, Latin: Antiochia Caesareia or Antiochia Caesaria ndash; is a city in the Turkish Lakes Region, which is at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pisidia — was a region of ancient Asia Minor located north of Lycia, and bordering Caria, Lydia, Phrygia and Pamphylia. It corresponds roughly to the modern day province of Antalya in Turkey). Among Pisidia s settlements were Termessus, Selge, Cremna,… …   Wikipedia

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