afro-asiatic


afro-asiatic

adjective

  1. of, belonging to, or pertaining to Afroasiatic; Hamito-Semitic.

noun

  1. Also called Hamito-Semitic. a family of languages including as subfamilies Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic.Compare family(def 14).

noun

  1. Also called: Semito-Hamitic a family of languages of SW Asia and N Africa, consisting of the Semitic, ancient Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic subfamilies

adjective

  1. denoting, belonging to, or relating to this family of languages

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