(noun, adjective)


1. Of or pertaining to the ancient region on the Upper Tigris river, with capital city of Assur.

2. Of or pertaining to the ancient nation and empire, including the northern half of Mesopotamia, with capital city of Nineveh.


1. an inhabitant of ancient Assyria

Definition categories: person, semite

2. the language of modern Iraq

Definition categories: communication, aramaic

3. an extinct language of the Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia

Definition categories: communication, akkadian