Himyaritic

Himyaritic

[him-yuh-rit-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the Himyarites and to the remains of their civilization.
noun
2.
a Semitic language anciently spoken in southern Arabia: extinct by 1100.

Origin:
1850–55; Himyarite + -ic

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Himyaritic (ˌhɪmjəˈrɪtɪk)
 
n
1.  the extinct language of the Himyarites, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or using this language

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