- a Semitic language of ancient Ethiopia, now used only as the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Church.
Also called Ethiopic.
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Examples from the Web for geez
He looked searchingly at Boswellister and muttered, "Geez, a nut."The Glory of Ippling
Helen M. Urban
Geez, the ancient Ethiopic, was the vernacular language of the shepherds.The Highlands of Ethiopia
William Cornwallis Harris
Geez or Ethiopian is the language of their sacred books: it has long ago ceased to be spoken.
In the same reign the Arabic chronicle of al-Makīn was translated into Geez.