semitic

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ancient branch of the Semitic languages Akkadian
member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia Amhara
dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact Amharic , Ethiopian language
member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa Arab , Arabian
Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects Arabic , Arabic language
member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC Aramaean , Aramean
Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia Aramaic
any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god Baal
member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites Canaanite
extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest Canaanite
group of Semitic languages Canaanitic , Canaanitic language
group of languages in northern Africa related to Semitic Hamitic , Hamitic language
Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino) Hebraic alphabet , Hebrew alphabet , Hebrew script
in ancient Semitic folklore: a female demon who attacks children Lilith
member of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the first millennium B.C. Phoenician
extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world Phoenician
member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa Semite
extinct Semitic language of northern Syria Ugaritic
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