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Chadic

[chad-ik]
noun
  1. a branch of the Afroasiatic family of languages, of which Hausa is the most widely spoken representative.
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Origin of Chadic

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Chadic

noun
  1. a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages, spoken in an area west and south of Lake Chad, the chief member of which is Hausa
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adjective
  1. denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
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