[af-roh-ey-zhee-at-ik, -ey-shee-, -ey-zee-]
- of, belonging to, or pertaining to Afroasiatic; Hamito-Semitic.
Origin of Afroasiatic
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- Also called: Semito-Hamitic a family of languages of SW Asia and N Africa, consisting of the Semitic, ancient Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic subfamilies
- denoting, belonging to, or relating to this family of languages
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