Hamitic languages


Hamitic languages

noun plural

Definition of HAMITIC LANGUAGES

:  any of various groupings of non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic languages (as Berber, Egyptian, and Cushitic) that were formerly thought to make up a single branch of the Afro-Asiatic family

First Known Use of HAMITIC LANGUAGES

circa 1890

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Hamitism
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Hamiticized
All Words Near: Hamitic languages

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Hamitic languages? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More