[ gee-ez, gey- ]
/ giˈɛz, geɪ- /
a Semitic language of ancient Ethiopia, now used only as the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Church.
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Also called Ethiopic.
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British Dictionary definitions for ge'ez
/ (ˈɡiːɛz) /
the classical form of the ancient Ethiopic language, having an extensive Christian literature and still used in Ethiopia as a liturgical language
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