Complete Definition of "Italic"

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English

Adjective
Italic

  1. of, or relating to Italy
  2. context|linguistics Pertaining to a subfamily of the w:Centum-Satem isogloss|Centum branch of the Indo-European language family, that includes Latin and other languages (as Oscan, Umbrian) spoken by the peoples of ancient Italy and also the Romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, etc.); the group of ancient languages of this branch as contrasted with the modern Romance languages; Osco-Umbrian

#:The ancient Italic languages that are now extinct include w:Oscan, w:Umbrian, and w:South Picene.

  1. context|ancient history Pertaining to various peoples that lived in Italy before the establishment of the Roman empire, or to any of several alphabet systems used by those peoples for writing their languages.

#:''There were several Italic alphabets, one being the Etruscan alphabet.

Translations

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Swedish: italisk

Proper noun
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Italic

  1. An Italic language

Translations
trans-top|Indo-European language branch
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Swedish: italiska språk
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trans-top|ancient language group
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Swedish: italiska språk
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See also
italic
italics

io:Italic
pl:Italic

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