Chadic

[ chad-ik ]
/ ˈtʃæd ɪk /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Chadic

Chadic
/ (ˈtʃædɪk) /

noun

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

adjective

denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
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