Chadic

noun
Chad·​ic | \ ˈcha-dik How to pronounce Chadic (audio) \
variants: or Chad \ ˈchad How to pronounce Chad (audio) \

Definition of Chadic

: a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising numerous languages of northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon, and Chad

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Chadic adjective

First Known Use of Chadic

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Chadic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chadic. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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