Faliscan

1 of 2

adjective

Fa·​lis·​can
fəˈliskən
: of or relating to the Falisci who inhabited the city of Falerii and its region in ancient Etruria
also : relating to or constituting their dialect : falerian

Faliscan

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
1
: one of the Falisci
2
: the dialect of Latin of the Faliscans that is known from a small body of inscriptions written in an alphabet of Etruscan origin and is sometimes regarded as a language

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin Faliscus + English -an

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“Faliscan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Faliscan. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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