Assyrian(redirected from Assyran)
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1. an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
2. a modern-day descendant of the ancient Assyrians
a. the language of the ancient Assyrians, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
b. a dialect of Aramaic, spoken by modern Assyrians