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Ja•phet•ic



Pronunciation: ( ju-fet'ik), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to Japheth.
2. of or pertaining to a hypothesized group of languages of the Caucasus, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and southern Europe, including the Caucasian languages, Sumerian, Basque, and Etruscan, formerly thought by some to represent a stage in language development that preceded the development of Indo-European and Semitic.

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