Definition of Susian

1. Noun. An extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites.

Exact synonyms: Elamite, Elamitic
Generic synonyms: Natural Language, Tongue



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Susian

Sus.
Sus scrofa
Susa
Susah
Susan
Susan Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
Susan B Anthony dollar
Susan Brownell Anthony
Susan Sontag
Susanna
Susannah
Susanne
Susanoo
Susheela
Susian (current term)
Susiana
Susie
Susmita
Susquehanna
Susquehanna River
Susu
Sutherland
Sutratman
Sutton
Suva

Literary usage of Susian

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1. Assyrian Language: Easy Lessons in the Cuneiform Inscriptions by Leonard William King (1901)
"... Susian, AND BABYLONIAN. versions reproduce the Persian text almost word tor word, the name and titles of Darius are printed below in the three languages ..."

2. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"... accompanied by Mr. Hester and Captain Jones, RN, and began the dangerous task of making a copy of the second or Susian Version, which he then called the ..."

3. History of Greece by George Grote (1857)
"12, 17, discussing the topography of this region, in so far as it is known from modern travellers. He supposes the Susian Gates to have been near Kala-Sefid ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1910)
"Contemporaneously with the decipherment of Assyrian went forward the decipherment of the Susian, or second language of the groups of three found at ..."

5. History of Greece by George Grote (1856)
"Difficult pass called the Susian Gates, on the way to Perse polls. ... there remained another'still worse—called the Susian or Persian ..."

6. Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the by Joseph Bonomi (1857)
"... and Susian which statement receives a remarkable corroboration in thi curious ancient sculpture from the walls of a palace in Nineve! ..."

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