Pronunciation: (su-mit'ik), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/semitic.html on line 73 [key]
a subfamily of Afroasiatic languages that includes Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Hebrew, and Phoenician.
of or pertaining to the Semites or their languages, esp. of or pertaining to the Jews.
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