An extinct Semitic language spoken in Sheba.

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  • Sabaean — Sa*b[ae] an, a. & n. Same as {Sabian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabaean — [sə bē′ən] adj. of the ancient kingdom of Saba or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a member of the people of ancient Saba 2. the Semitic language spoken by the Sabaeans, known only from inscriptions …   English World dictionary

  • Sabaean language — language name=Sabaic familycolor=Afro Asiatic states=Yemen, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia region=Horn of Africa Arabian Peninsula speakers=Extinct fam2=Semitic fam3=South fam4=Western fam5=Old South Arabian iso2=sem|iso3=xsaThe Sabaean… …   Wikipedia

  • Sabaean — Sabian Sa bi*an, a. [L. Sabaeus.] [Written also {Sabean}, and {Sab[ae]an}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Saba in Arabia, celebrated for producing aromatic plants. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to the religion of Saba, or to the worship of the heavenly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabaean — Sabian Sa bi*an, n. An adherent of the Sabian religion; a worshiper of the heavenly bodies. [Written also {Sab[ae]an}, and {Sabean}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabaean — /seuh bee euhn/, adj., n. Sabean. * * *       member of a people of South Arabia in pre Islāmic times, founders of the kingdom of Sabaʾ (q.v.), the biblical Sheba. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sabaean — ISO 639 3 Code : xsa ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Sabaean — [sa bi:ən] noun a member of an ancient Semitic people who ruled Saba in SW Arabia. adjective relating to the Sabaeans …   English new terms dictionary

  • sabaean — sa·bae·an …   English syllables

  • sabaean — …   Useful english dictionary

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