Sumerian meaning

so͝o-mîrē-ən, -mĕr-
Of or relating to ancient Sumer or its people, language, or culture.
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A member of an ancient people, probably of non-Semitic origin, who established a nation of city-states in Sumer in the fourth millennium bc that is one of the earliest known historic civilizations.
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The language of the Sumerians, extinct as a spoken language since c. 2000 b.c. although it continued to be written until the abandonment of the cuneiform writing system: its tablets and inscriptions date back to 3000 b.c.: no clear relationship to any other language has been established.
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A member of this people.
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The language of the Sumerians, of no known linguistic affiliation.
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Of Sumer.
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Of the people of Sumer, an ancient non-Semitic people of S Mesopotamia.
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