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Semitics

[ suh-mit-iks ]
/ səˈmɪt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of Semitic languages, literature, etc.

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Origin of Semitics

1870–75, Americanism;see Semitic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for Semitics

Semitics
/ (sɪˈmɪtɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the study of Semitic languages and culture
Semitist (ˈsɛmɪtɪst), noun
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