We had only been making small talk for a few minutes when he aired his views on the relative attractiveness of Semitic females.
Was that the secret to my early joy—that I was the angry Semitic nerd controlling the whole blonde cheerleading squad?
I must sound like a Semitic John McCain, railing against callow Jewish entitlement.
He credits this to the Semitic element in the population, as in Sumerian towns there is no trace of town-planning.
In the population of Chaldea the Semitic element was strongly represented.
That is as much as to say that a great deal of what we call Semitic culture is fundamentally non-Semitic.
There is no evidence that this Phrygian figure was derived from Semitic sources.
What, then, is the difference between the Aryan and Semitic nomenclature for the Deity?
They doggedly preserved their local gods and Semitic dialects.
The earliest Semitic records give its form as or more frequently or .
1797, denoting the language group that includes Hebrew, Arabic, Aramaic, Assyrian, etc.; 1826 as "of or pertaining to Semites," from Medieval Latin Semiticus (source of Spanish semitico, French semitique, German semitisch), from Semita (see Semite). As a noun, as the name of a linguistic family, from 1813. In non-linguistic use, perhaps directly from German semitisch. In recent use often with the specific sense "Jewish," but not historically so limited.