Chadic

Chadic

[chad-ik]
noun
a branch of the Afroasiatic family of languages, of which Hausa is the most widely spoken representative.

Origin:
Chad + -ic

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Chadic (ˈtʃædɪk)
 
n
1.  a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages, spoken in an area west and south of Lake Chad, the chief member of which is Hausa
 
adj
2.  denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages

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