- of or relating to the Himyarites and to the remains of their civilization.
- a Semitic language anciently spoken in southern Arabia: extinct by 1100.
Origin of Himyaritic
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They utilised the old Himyaritic columns to build their mosques.
Haura is supposed to be the site of an ancient Himyaritic town.
It would take an immense quantity of digging to come on Himyaritic remains.
Closely allied to the Himyaritic Arabian of the inscriptions.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
It has a picturesque modern fort, built on old Himyaritic foundations.
- the extinct language of the Himyarites, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
- of, relating to, or using this language
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