Minaean

1 of 2

adjective

Mi·​nae·​an
mə̇ˈnēən
: of, relating to, or being an ancient kingdom of southwestern Arabia

Minaean

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
1
: a member of the Minaean people
2
: the Semitic language of the Minaean people

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin Minaeus Minaean (from Greek Minaios, from Arabic Maʽān, Maʽīn) + English -an, adjective suffix

Noun

Latin Minaeus Minaean + English -an, noun suffix

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“Minaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Minaean. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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