Who Are The Semites These People Are

Semitic – a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family

Afrasian, Afrasian language, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic – a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
Akkadian – an ancient branch of the Semitic languages
Amharic, Ethiopian languagethe dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact
Arabic, Arabic languagethe Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
Aramaic – a Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia
Maltese language, Malti, Maltesethe national language of the Republic of Malta; a Semitic language derived from Arabic but with many loan words from Italian, Spanish, and Norman-French
Canaanitic, Canaanitic language – a group of Semitic languages
Adj. 1. Semitic – of or relating to the group of Semitic languages; “Semitic tongues have a complicated morphology”
2. Semitic – of or relating to or characteristic of Semites; “Semite peoples”

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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