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Himyaritic

[him-yuh-rit-ik] /ˌhɪm yəˈrɪt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Himyarites and to the remains of their civilization.
noun
2.
a Semitic language anciently spoken in southern Arabia: extinct by 1100.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; Himyarite + -ic
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Himyaritic

/ˌhɪmjəˈrɪtɪk/
noun
1.
the extinct language of the Himyarites, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or using this language
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