Chad·​ic ˈcha-dik How to pronounce Chadic (audio)
variants or Chad
: a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising numerous languages of northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon, and Chad
Chadic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chadic was circa 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Chadic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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