Definition of Palaic in English:

Palaic

noun

  • An ancient Indo-European language of the Anatolian subgroup, closely allied to Hittite and Luwian, and known from cuneiform inscriptions of the 2nd millennium b.c. found in the Hittite archives.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, written in, or attested in Palaic.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Oriental Society. From Pala, the name of a district of Asia Minor + -ic.

Pronunciation

Palaic

/pəˈleɪɪk/