Moabite

Moabite may refer to:

  • a person from Moab, the former country of the Moabite people, currently located in the area of Jordan east of the Dead Sea
  • the Moabite language, an extinct Canaanite dialect once spoken in Moab

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  • moabite — ● moabite adjectif et nom Du pays de Moab. ⇒MOABITE, adj. et subst. ANTIQUITÉ A. (Celui, celle) qui est originaire du pays de Moab (région ancienne de la Palestine à l est de la mer Morte correspondant à peu près à la Jordanie actuelle), qui y… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moabite — Mo ab*ite, n. One of the posterity of Moab, the son of Lot. ( Gen. xix. 37.) Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moabite — [mō′bīt΄ishmō′ə bīt΄] n. [ME < LL(Ec) Moabita < Gr(Ec) mōabitis] 1. a person born or living in Moab 2. the extinct Semitic language spoken by the Moabites adj. of Moab or its people or culture: also Moabitish [mō′bīt΄ish] …   English World dictionary

  • Moabite — /moh euh buyt /, n. 1. an inhabitant or native of Moab. 2. an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages. adj. 3. Also, Moabitic /moh euh bit ik/, Moabitish /moh euh buy tish/. of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of …   Universalium

  • Moabite —    The designation of a tribe descended from Moab, the son of Lot (Gen. 19:37). From Zoar, the cradle of this tribe, on the south eastern border of the Dead Sea, they gradually spread over the region on the east of Jordan. Rameses II., the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Moabite — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin Moabita, Moabites, from Greek Mōabitēs, from Mōab Moab, ancient kingdom in Syria Date: 14th century a member of an ancient Semitic people related to the Hebrews • Moabite or Moabitish adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Moabite — Moab (royaume) Dieu guerrier du pays de Moab. Stèle en pierre du Bronze Récent (v. 1200 av. J. C.) ou de l Âge du Fer (v. 800 av. J. C.), découverte à Redjōm el A abed en 1861 par Félix de Saulcy et rapportée en France en 1865 par le duc de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moabite — noun a) a native or inhabitant of Moab b) Extinct Canaanite Semitic language, spoken in Moab (modern day northwestern Jordan). Extinct since 5th century BCE …   Wiktionary

  • Moabite — ISO 639 3 Code : obm ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Moabite — n. a member of the people living in the country Moab (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

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