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Occitan Tweet Definition of Occitan Like Definition of Occitan on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An endangered Romance language spoken in some parts of France (particularly the south), Spain and Italy.
     
Oceanic Tweet Definition of Oceanic Like Definition of Oceanic on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Oceania; Oceanian.
     
OCS Tweet Definition of OCS Like Definition of OCS on Facebook
initialism 
  1. (linguistics) Old Church Slavonic
  2. outer continental shelf
  3. (military) officer candidate school
  4. Office of Contract Settlement
     
OE Tweet Definition of OE Like Definition of OE on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. Old English
     
OF Tweet Definition of OF Like Definition of OF on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. Old French
     
OIr Tweet Definition of OIr Like Definition of OIr on Facebook
abbreviation (o-i-r)
  1. Old Irish
     
OIt Tweet Definition of OIt Like Definition of OIt on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. Old Italian
     
Old Church Slavonic Tweet Definition of Old Church Slavonic Like Definition of Old Church Slavonic on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The first literary and liturgical Slavic language.
     
Old English Tweet Definition of Old English Like Definition of Old English on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The ancestor language of modern English, also called Anglo-Saxon, spoken in Britain from about 400 AD to 1100 AD. The language is a more inflected language, maintaining strong and weak verbs, nouns, and adjectives. It has a clearly marked subjunctive mood, and has 5 cases of nouns and adjectives. In addition to singular and plural grammatical numbers, there was a dual number for two people.
     
Old Frisian Tweet Definition of Old Frisian Like Definition of Old Frisian on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Language akin to English spoken on the Wikipedia:North Sea, North Sea coast of modern Netherlands and Germany before 1500.
     
Old High German Tweet Definition of Old High German Like Definition of Old High German on Facebook
noun (abbreviation: OHG)
  1. The earliest recorded form of the German language, spoken from the middle of the 9th century to the end of the 11th century.
     
Old Irish Tweet Definition of Old Irish Like Definition of Old Irish on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The Irish language as attested from the sixth to the tenth centuries A.D.
     
Old Norse Tweet Definition of Old Norse Like Definition of Old Norse on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The language of Scandinavia before AD 1400, the common ancestor of modern Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Faroese and Icelandic.
     
Old Prussian Tweet Definition of Old Prussian Like Definition of Old Prussian on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. the Baltic language spoken by the people of Prussia prior to their subjugation by the Teutonic Knights, German Order.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Old Prussian language or people.
     
Old Saxon Tweet Definition of Old Saxon Like Definition of Old Saxon on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A west Germanic language historically tied to Anglo-Saxon and Old Low Franconian.
     
ON Tweet Definition of ON Like Definition of ON on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. Ontario (Canadian province)
     
OPruss Tweet Definition of OPruss Like Definition of OPruss on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. Old Prussian
     
Oriya Tweet Definition of Oriya Like Definition of Oriya on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. the official language of the state of Orissa, India.
     
Oromo Tweet Definition of Oromo Like Definition of Oromo on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Oromo language)
  1. a pastoral people of Ethiopia and northern Kenya.
  2. a member of this people.
  3. the language of this people.
     
OS Tweet Definition of OS Like Definition of OS on Facebook
initialism 
  1. Ordnance Survey
  2. operating system
  3. oculus sinister () - left eye
  4. outsize
     
Oscan Tweet Definition of Oscan Like Definition of Oscan on Facebook
noun 
  1. A member of an ancient group of Italic-speaking peoples of Campania (the Osci)
proper noun 
  1. The language of the Oscan people.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to the Oscan language or Oscan people, or their writing system.
     
Ossetian Tweet Definition of Ossetian Like Definition of Ossetian on Facebook
noun 
  1. Ossetic, an Iranian language.
  2. One who is from Ossetia.
adjective 
  1. Of, or pertaining to Ossetia.
     
Ossetic Tweet Definition of Ossetic Like Definition of Ossetic on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An Iranian language spoken in Ossetia, a region in the Caucasus.
     
Ottawa Tweet Definition of Ottawa Like Definition of Ottawa on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The capital of Canada, located in the province of Ontario.
  2. A river flowing SE between Ontario and Quebec into the St. Lawrence River.
  3. A city in Illinois.
  4. A town in Ohio.
  5. An Algonquian people closely related to the Ojibwe; also spelt Ottowa.
  6. The Ottawa dialect of Ojibwe; also spelt Odawa or odaawaa, Odaawaa.
     

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