Afro–Asiatic languages

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plural noun Af·ro–Asi·at·ic languages \ˌa-frō-ˌā-zhē-ˈa-tik-, -zē- also -shē-\

Definition of Afro–Asiatic languages

  1. :  a family of languages widely distributed over southwestern Asia and northern Africa, comprising the Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chad subfamilies — see hamitic languages

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Circa 1957

First Known Use of afro–asiatic languages

circa 1957


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