Cushitic

Cushitic

[kuh-shit-ik]
noun
1.
a subfamily of the Afroasiatic family of languages, including Somali, Oromo, and other languages of Somalia and Ethiopia.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Cushitic.
Also, Kushitic.


Origin:
1905–10; Cushite (see Cush, -ite1) + -ic

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Cushitic (kʊˈʃɪtɪk)
 
n
1.  a group of languages of Somalia, Ethiopia, NE Kenya, and adjacent regions: a subfamily within the Afro-Asiatic family of languages
 
adj
2.  denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages

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