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Sumerian adj : of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants n : a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer

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  1. Of, from or pertaining to Sumer.
  2. Of, from or pertaining lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Šumer in Akkadian.


en-proper noun s
  1. A person of Sumer.
  2. A native of lower Babylonia, called Šumer in Akkadian.
  3. The ancient language spoken in Sumer, a language isolate.



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