Pronunciation: (eb'lu-īt", ē'blu-),[key] —n. 1. the Semitic language of the people of Ebla, believed to be closely related to Ugaritic, Phoenician, and Hebrew, but written in cuneiform characters borrowed from Sumerian: decoded from the Ebla Tablets. Cf. Ebla. 2. a member of these people.
—adj. Also,Eb•lanPronunciation: (eb'lun, ē'blun).[key]of or pertaining to Ebla, its people, or their language.