Hamito-Semitic
adjective Date: 1879 of, relating to, or constituting the Afro-Asiatic languages • Hamito-Semitic noun

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  • Hamito-Semitic — [ham′i tō΄sə mit′ik] adj. AFROASIATIC …   English World dictionary

  • Hamito-Semitic — /ham i toh seuh mit ik/, adj., n. Afroasiatic. [1905 10; Hamito , comb. form of HAMITIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hamito-Semitic — noun a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa • Syn: ↑Afroasiatic, ↑Afro Asiatic, ↑Afroasiatic language, ↑Afrasian, ↑Afrasian language • Hypernyms: ↑natural language, ↑tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamito-Semitic — [ˌhamɪtəʊsɪ mɪtɪk] adjective former term for Afro Asiatic …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hamito-Semitic — Ham•i•to Se•mit•ic [[t]ˈhæm ɪ toʊ səˈmɪt ɪk[/t]] adj. n. peo Afroasiatic • Etymology: 1905–1910 …   From formal English to slang

  • hamito-semitic languages — noun plural Usage: usually capitalized H&S : afro asiatic languages …   Useful english dictionary

  • SEMITIC LANGUAGES — SEMITIC LANGUAGES, the name given by A.L. Schloezer in 1781 to the language family to which Hebrew belongs because the languages then reckoned among this family (except Canaanite) were spoken by peoples included in Genesis 10:21–29 among the sons …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hamito-semitische Sprachen — Die Afroasiatischen Sprachen sind auf der Karte in Gelb eingefärbt Die afroasiatischen Sprachen (früher auch als hamito semitisch oder semito hamitisch bezeichnet) bilden eine Sprachfamilie, die im Norden Afrikas und in Westasien verbreitet ist.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Semitic languages — Family of Afro Asiatic languages spoken in northern Africa and South Asia. No other language family has been attested in writing over a greater time span from the late 3rd millennium BC to the present. Both traditional and some recent… …   Universalium

  • hamito- — combining form Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Hamitic : Hamitic and Hamito Bantu Hamito Semitic usually with hyphen …   Useful english dictionary

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