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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [suh-bel-ee-uh n]
    • /səˈbɛl i ən/
    • /sˈeɪbəlˌiən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [suh-bel-ee-uh n]
    • /səˈbɛl i ən/

Definitions of sabellian word

  • noun sabellian a member of a group of early Italian peoples including the Samnites and Sabines. 1
  • noun sabellian an extinct language or group of languages of ancient Italy, surviving only in a few inscriptions belonging to the Osco-Umbrian group 0
  • noun sabellian a member of any of the ancient peoples speaking this language, including the Sabines 0
  • adjective sabellian of or relating to this language or its speakers 0
  • noun sabellian a member of a group of ancient, pre-Roman peoples of Italy including the Sabines and Samnites 0
  • noun sabellian an extinct group of languages of the Italic branch of Indo-European, probably most closely related to Oscan 0

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Origin of sabellian

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
1595-1605; < Latin Sabell(us) a member of any of the Oscan-speaking Italic ethnic groups + -ian

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Parts of speech for Sabellian


sabellian popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

sabellian usage trend in Literature

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