Origin of Semitic
Examples from the Web for semitic
Contemporary Examples of semitic
We had only been making small talk for a few minutes when he aired his views on the relative attractiveness of Semitic females.Meet the Anti-Semites, Truthers, and Alaska Pol at D.C.’s Pro-Putin Soiree
June 17, 2014
Was that the secret to my early joy—that I was the angry Semitic nerd controlling the whole blonde cheerleading squad?Confessions of a Barbie Freak
March 9, 2009
I must sound like a Semitic John McCain, railing against callow Jewish entitlement.Why Sarah Silverman Sucks
October 14, 2008
Historical Examples of semitic
When we ask for the common type of working Semitic religion, where are we to look for it?
But in this type of deity the genius of Semitic religion is already expressed.
In various Semitic lands there are also sacred streams and sacred caves.
All this is not specially Semitic, but simply early religion.
They doggedly preserved their local gods and Semitic dialects.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
less commonly Shemitic
1797, denoting the language group that includes Hebrew, Arabic, Aramaic, Assyrian, etc.; 1826 as "of or pertaining to Semites," from Medieval Latin Semiticus (source of Spanish semitico, French semitique, German semitisch), from Semita (see Semite). As a noun, as the name of a linguistic family, from 1813. In non-linguistic use, perhaps directly from German semitisch. In recent use often with the specific sense "Jewish," but not historically so limited.