Aramaic

noun Ar·a·ma·ic \ -ˈmā-ik \

Definition of Aramaic

: a Semitic language known since the ninth century b.c. as the speech of the Aramaeans and later used extensively in southwest Asia as a commercial and governmental language and adopted as their customary speech by various non-Aramaean peoples including the Jews after the Babylonian exile

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