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Noun: Hittite  'hi,tIt
  1. A member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
  2. The language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions
Adjective: Hittite  'hi,tIt
  1. Of or relating to the Hittite people or their language or culture

Derived forms: Hittites

Type of: Anatolian, Anatolian language, denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant

Encyclopedia: Hittite