As proper nouns the difference between phoenician and cadmus
is that phoenician
is the semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of phoenicia while cadmus
is (greek mythology) a phoenician prince, son of king agenor of tyre was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister europa after being abducted from phoenicia by zeus credited with founding greek city of thebes and inventing greek alphabet.
As an adjective phoenician
is of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of phoenicia.
As a noun phoenician
is (historical) an inhabitant of phoenicia (a country located on the shores of north africa and the eastern mediterranean sea around the year 1000 bce).
Of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia.
(en proper noun
The Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia.
(historical) An inhabitant of Phoenicia (a country located on the shores of North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean Sea around the year 1000 BCE).
An inhabitant of Phoenix, Arizona.
* 2007 28 July–3 August, "Phoenix: Into the ashes: A city that once won prizes is now a crime-ridden mess", in , The Economist Newspaper Ltd, ISSN 0013-0613, volume 384, number 8539, page 33,
- Locals also moan that Phoenicians are becoming more antisocial.
(en proper noun
(Greek mythology) A Phoenician prince, son of king Agenor of Tyre. Was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister Europa after being abducted from Phoenicia by Zeus. Credited with founding Greek city of Thebes and inventing Greek alphabet.