Old Prussian

noun a Baltic language, related to Lithuanian, spoken in Prussia until the 17th century.

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  • Old Prussian — n. a West Baltic language that was once spoken in East Prussia and became extinct in the 17th cent …   English World dictionary

  • Old Prussian — Infobox Language name = Prussian nativename = ( ba. Prūsiskai Bilā , ba. Prūsiskan ) states = Prussia region = Europe extinct = Late 17th/Early 18th century iso1 = iso2 = iso3 = prg familycolor = Indo European fam1 = Indo European fam2 = Balto… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Prussian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the Old Prussian language or people. 2. noun the Baltic language spoken by the people of Prussia prior to their subjugation by the German Order …   Wiktionary

  • Old Prussian — Old′ Prus′sian n. peo the extinct language of the Baltic speaking Prussians, attested principally in several religious texts of the 16th century Abbr.: OPruss • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Old Prussian — noun Date: 1841 a Baltic language used in East Prussia until the 17th century see Indo European languages table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Old Prussian — a Baltic language extinct since the 17th century. Abbr.: OPruss [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Old Prussian — /oʊld ˈprʌʃən/ (say ohld prushuhn) noun a Baltic language extinct since the 17th century …   Australian English dictionary

  • Old Prussian — noun a dead language of the (non German) Prussians (extinct after 1700); thought to belong to the Baltic branch of Indo European • Hypernyms: ↑Baltic, ↑Baltic language …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Prussian language — Prussian (Prūsiskai Bilā, Prūsiskan) Spoken in Prussia Region Europe Extinct Late 17th / E …   Wikipedia

  • Old Prussian language —       West Baltic language extinct since the 17th century; it was spoken in the former German area of East Prussia (now in Poland and Russia). The poorly attested Yotvingian dialect was closely related to Old Prussian.       Old Prussian… …   Universalium

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