Associations to the word «Sabellian»

Wiktionary

SABELLIAN, proper noun. A certain language once spoken in Umbria, Italy.
SABELLIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Sabellian language.
SABELLIAN, noun. A member of a group of early Italian peoples comprising the Sabines, Samnites, and others.
SABELLIAN, noun. A follower of the Roman Christian prelate and theologian Sabellius.
SABELLIAN, noun. A Modalistic Monarchian.
SABELLIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the heresiarch Sabellius, or to sabellianism.

Dictionary definition

SABELLIAN, noun. An extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions.

Wise words

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