Associations to the word «Semitic»

Wiktionary

SEMITIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to a subdivision of Afro-Asiatic Semitic languages: Amharic, Arabic, Aramaic, Syriac, Akkadian, Hebrew, Maltese, Tigrigna, Phoenician etc.
SEMITIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Semites; of or pertaining to one or more Semitic peoples.
SEMITIC, adjective. (biblical) Of or pertaining to the descendants of Shem, the eldest of three sons of Noah.
SEMITIC, adjective. (in particular) Of or pertaining to the Israeli, Jewish, or Hebrew people.
SEMITIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to any of the religions which originated among the Semites; Abrahamic.
SEMITIC, proper noun. The Semitic languages in general.

Dictionary definition

SEMITIC, noun. A major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family.
SEMITIC, adjective. Of or relating to the group of Semitic languages; "Semitic tongues have a complicated morphology".
SEMITIC, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Semites; "Semite peoples".

Wise words

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