Definitions for "Sumerian"
Of or pertaining to the region of lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Sumer, or its inhabitants or their language.
A native of lower Babylonia, anciently called Sumer.
Sumerian is an ancient language that was spoken in the deep South of present-day Iraq in third millennium BC. Spoken Sumerian died out at the end of that millennium but the language was still used for religious, literary, and scholarly purposes up to the first century AD. Sumerian is not related to any known language.
From Sumer, the earliest Mesopotamian society.