Complete Definition of "ancient"

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English

rank|reach|secret|showed|672|ancient|parts|getting|stay

Etymology
From OF. ancien#Old French|ancien "old", from L. ante#Latin|ante "before". Cf. antique.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËeɪnÊÉnt/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-ancient.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. very old

Translations
trans-top|very old
Bulgarian: дÑевен (dreven), анÑиÑен (antiÄen)
Chinese, Simplified: å¤ä»£ç, å¤æ§ç, æ§ç
Chinese, Traditional: å¤ä»£ç, å¤èç, èç
Czech: starovÄký, starobylý, antický
Dutch: antiek
Ido: ancien-ega
French: antique, ancien
Finnish: ikivanha, muinainen
German: antik
Greek: αÏÏÎ±Î¯Î¿Ï [arËçeÌËoÌs] m
Hebrew: עת×ק (atiq) m, עת××§× (atiqa) f
Hungarian: antik, Åsi
Icelandic: forn
Indonesian: (( ngak baru, sudah tua)
Italian: antico
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Japanese: å¤ä»£ã® (ãã ãã®)
Latin: antiquus, antiquarius
Malagasy: :mg:ela|ela
Maltese: antik m, antika f, qadim m, qadima f, arkajk m, arkajka f
Persian: باستاÙÛ (baastaani)
Polish: antyczny, starożytny, stary
Portuguese: antigo m, antiga f
Russian: дÑевний /dr'évnij/
Scots: auncient
Slovene: prastar m, prastara f, prastaro n
Spanish: antiguo
Telugu: à°ªà±à°°à°¾à°¤à°¨ (puraatana)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. context|heraldry|archaic A flag, banner, standard or ensign.

#* 1719: w:Daniel Defoe|Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe|Robinson Crusoe
#*: I got all things ready as he had directed, and waited the next morning with the boat washed clean, her ancient and pendants out, and everything to accommodate his guests..

Derived terms
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Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
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Ancient Rome
ancientry

References
R:Heraldry 1862

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