Definition of proto–Sinaitic
: of or relating to an early Semitic alphabet known only from fragmentary inscriptions from Sarabit el Khadem in the Sinai peninsula and thought to date from about 1500 b.c.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up proto–Sinaitic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).