[aw-rak-yuh-ler, oh-rak-] /ɔˈræk yə lər, oʊˈræk-/
of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an :
an oracular response.
giving forth utterances or decisions as if by special inspiration or authority.
uttered or delivered as if divinely inspired or infallible; sententious.
of or relating to an oracle: Apollo had his oracular shrine at Delphi
wise and prophetic: an oracular political thriller
mysterious or ambiguous
1670s, from Latin oraculum (see oracle) + -ar.
[awr-uh-see, ohr-] /ˈɔr ə si, ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. the ability to express oneself in and understand spoken language. /ˈɔːrəsɪ/ noun 1. the capacity to express oneself in and understand speech
[aw-rah-dyah] /ɔˈrɑ dyɑ/ noun 1. a city in NW Romania. /Romanian oˈradea/ noun 1. an industrial city in NW Romania, in Transylvania: ceded by Hungary (1919). Pop: 182 000 (2005 est) German name Grosswardein Hungarian name Nagyvárad
[awr-uh, ohr-uh] /ˈɔr ə, ˈoʊr ə/ noun 1. plural of 2 . [awr-uh, ohr-uh] /ˈɔr ə, ˈoʊr ə/ noun, plural oras, orae [awr-ee, ohr-ee] /ˈɔr i, ˈoʊr i/ (Show IPA) 1. a money of account of Anglo-Saxon England, introduced by the Danes and equal to about two shillings. /ˈɔːrə/ noun 1. the plural of os2 […]
- Oral culture
noun a community where communication is solely by spoken word; a culture cultivated and transmitted only through spoken word