Definition of Satem

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of satem) ¹



2. Adjective. (indo-european studies) referring to a Proto-Indo-European language group that produced sibilants from a series of palatovelar stops. ¹

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Definition of Satem

1. pertaining to a group of Indo-European languages [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satem

satellite navigation
satellite navigation system
satellite phone
satellite planet
satellite receiver
satellite television
satellite transmitter
satellite virus
satellite viruses
satellites
satellitious
satellitium
satellitosis
satelloid
satelloids
satem
sates
satguru
satgurus
sati
satiable
satiably
satiafactive
satiate
satiated
satiates
satiating
satiation
satiations
satieties

Literary usage of Satem

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1. The Home of the Indo-Europeans by Harold Herman Bender (1922)
"The geographical distribution of the centum and satem languages speaks against France and southern and western Germany, separated as they were, ..."

2. The Home of the Indo-Europeans by Harold Herman Bender (1922)
"The geographical distribution of the centum and satem languages speaks against France and ' southern and western Germany, separated as they were, ..."

3. The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1878)
"Satem. ' Satem in the abode of Shu tbe bull, powerful lord/ The bull-headed deity (No. 561) appears to have the name Satem or Au ; which last signifies ' a ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1900)
"Satem Railway Company, 543. BACK CLAIMS. 3. A receiver appointed in a suit to foreclose a mortgage on the property of a corporation who ls directed to take ..."

5. A Short Manual of Comparative Philology for Classical Students by Peter Giles (1901)
"As the most characteristic sound is found in the word for " hundred," the two sections are named the centum and the satem section respectively. ..."

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