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Hamito-Semitic Line breaks: Hamito-Semitic
Pronunciation: /ˌhamɪtəʊsɪˈmɪtɪk/

Definition of Hamito-Semitic in English:


Former term for Afro-Asiatic.
Example sentences
  • 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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