himyaric

Himyaric

Him*yar"ic\, Himyaritic \Him`ya*rit"ic\, a. Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia. --Brande & C.
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