[ ha-mit-ik, huh- ]
/ hæˈmɪt ɪk, hə- /
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(especially formerly) the non-Semitic branches of the Afroasiatic language family.
of or relating to the Hamites or Hamitic.
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How to use Hamitic in a sentence
He would have wrested race supremacy and the leading place in civilization from the Aryan for the Hamitic races.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
And as by our language we belong to the Aryan stratum, we belong through our letters to the Hamitic.
And the only distinction amongst all these people, who are branches of the Hamitic family, is the texture of the hair.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
The Hamitic race seems to have originated in the south and migrated northward down the Nile towards the delta.
All the Sudanese states were formed by invaders from the northern desert, Hamitic or Semitic.
British Dictionary definitions for Hamitic
/ (hæˈmɪtɪk, hə-) /
a group of N African languages related to Semitic. They are now classified in four separate subfamilies of the Afro-Asiatic family: Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic
denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
denoting, belonging to, or characteristic of the Hamites
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