The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Punic

2 Words Listed


Punic Language Notes

The Punic language is a dialect of Phoenician spoken in the ancient city and empire of Carthage. It is an Afrio-Asiatic language.


WordMeaningNotes
map table cloth Maps were drawn on table coverings. The word 'napkin' is from the same root.
purse ox hide Leather pouches were used for carrying valuables.

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