Definition of Phrygian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Phrygia.

Generic synonyms: Denizen, Dweller, Habitant, Indweller, Inhabitant
Specialized synonyms: Colossian



2. Noun. A Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient inhabitants of Phrygia and now extinct--preserved only in a few inscriptions.
Generic synonyms: Thraco-phrygian

Definition of Phrygian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Phrygia, or to its inhabitants.

2. n. A native or inhabitant of Phrygia.

Definition of Phrygian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Phrygia, its people, their language, or their culture. ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Phrygia. ¹

3. Proper noun. The language of the Phrygian people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrygian

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Photoblepharon
Photoblepharon palpebratus
Photoshopper
Photoshoppers
Photostat
Photostat machine
Phoxinus
Phoxinus phoxinus
Phragmipedium
Phragmites
Phragmites communis
Phrygia
Phrygian (current term)
Phrygian cadence
Phrygian deity
Phrygian mode
Phrygians
Phryne
Phrynosoma
Phrynosoma cornutum
Phthiriidae
Phthirius
Phthirus
Phthorimaea
Phthorimaea operculella
Phuket

Literary usage of Phrygian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Phrygian CAP, or LIBERTY CAP, a peaked headdress worn by the ancient Phrygians ... Phrygian LANGUAGE. See PHRYGIA. PHRYNE, fri'ne, famous Greek courtesan: b ..."

2. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"The Phrygian alphabet was not derived directly from the Phoenician; ... 1 Excellent copies of most Phrygian inscriptions will be found in the three plates ..."

3. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"The Phrygian alphabet was not derived directly from the Phoenician; ... 1 Excellent copies of most Phrygian inscriptions will be found in the three plates ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Ionian maritime enterprise opened a new way over Sinope.3 The downfall of the Phrygian monarchy can be dated «itli comparative accuracy. ..."

5. The Life and Work of St. Paul by Frederic William Farrar (1902)
"6) retrospectively—ie, as the reason assigned for their divergence into the Phrygian and Galatian district. If they entertained the design of preaching in ..."

6. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"His flutes wept as he played them, by virtue of this beautiful mode. Romance and sentiment began to color the white light of the Greek music. The Phrygian ..."

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