U u


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oo-guh-rit-ik, yoo-]
    • /ˌu gəˈrɪt ɪk, ˌyu-/
    • /jˌuːɡɑːrˈɪtɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oo-guh-rit-ik, yoo-]
    • /ˌu gəˈrɪt ɪk, ˌyu-/

Definitions of ugaritic word

  • adjective ugaritic of or relating to Ugarit, its people, or their language. 1
  • noun ugaritic Also, Ugaritian [oo-guh-rish-uh n, yoo-] /ˌu gəˈrɪʃ ən, ˌyu-/ (Show IPA). the Semitic language of the Ugaritic people, related to Hebrew and Phoenician and written in a cuneiform alphabet having 30 characters. 1
  • noun ugaritic an extinct Semitic language of N Syria 0
  • adjective ugaritic of or relating to this language 0
  • noun ugaritic an extinct Northern Semitic language closely related to Hebrew: it is known from cuneiform inscriptions of c. 1500 b.c. found in the ruins of Ugarit 0
  • adjective ugaritic of this language or the city of Ugarit or its people or culture 0

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Origin of ugaritic

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
First recorded in 1935-40; Ugarit + -ic

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Parts of speech for Ugaritic


ugaritic popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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