Definition of Hamito-Semitic in English:


Syllabification: Ham·i·to-Se·mit·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhamitō səˈmitik


  • former term for Afro-Asiatic.
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    • It is a member of the Chad group of languages frequently assigned to the Hamitic sub-family of the Hamito-Semitic family of languages.
    • Even older is the thesis that Insular Celtic in its turn has been structurally influenced in its historical development by Hamito-Semitic substrata.
    • Thus Ethiopia had to be the original homeland of all Hamito-Semitic languages.

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