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Definition of the noun lycian

What does lycian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Lycians

  1. an Anatolian language
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: Anatolian / Anatolian language = an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European

Alternative definition of the noun lycian


  1. A native or inhabitant of ancient Lycia.

proper noun

  1. An extinct Indo-European language in the Anatolian group.

Definition of the adjective lycian

What does lycian mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Of, or relating to Lycia, or its people, language or culture.


Lycian is a Unicode block containing characters for writing the ancient Lycian language in Anatolia.

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Google previewBilingualism in Ancient Society (2002)

Language Contact and the Written Word by James Noel Adams, Mark Janse, Simon Swain

Lycian is a member of the Anatolian branch of Indo-European, which also includes Hittite, Luvian, Lydian, Carian, Sidetic, and Pisidian. Progress in understanding Lycian continues to be made, particularly in the area of syntax. Much, however ...

Google previewThe Greeks and Their Gods (1950)

by William Keith Chambers Guthrie

One can at least say that Lycian is a very. 1 See Krappe'f discussion in Class. Phil- xxxvii (1942), 353 ff.

Google previewDictionary of the Ancient Near East (2010)

by Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Millard

According to Homer, the Lycians were allied with 'Troy during the Trojan War. There are indications in 'Greek literary sources of Rhodian settlement on the Lycian coast from the early seventh century BC on. The earliest population centres ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indo-European Culture (1997)

by Douglas Q. Adams

Pisidian, Lycian (and its dialect Milyan, both in extreme southwestern coastal Anatolia), and then moving north along the Aegean coast to Carian and finally Lydian. While adjacent languages in this chain (Palaic, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Tocharian B. (2013)

Revised and Greatly Enlarged. by Douglas Q. Adams

Hittite te'zzi 'says,' Lycian tadi 'places, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics (2000)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

Lycian and Milyan are sometimes also considered members of the Luwian group. Lycian An extinct Anatolian language, recorded in the fifth to fourth centuries BC in southwest Anatolia. It was apparently descended from a variety of Luwian, ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

LYCIA LYCIAN LANGUAGE Lychnis coronaria (mullein pink). The best- known indigenous forms in North America are Lychnis drummondii, from Minnesota and Nebraska west to the Pacific, and the two Arctic species, Lychnis apetala and ...

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Scrabble value of L1Y4C3I1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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