OTHER WORDS FROM ShemiteShem·it·ic [shuh-mit-ik] /ʃəˈmɪt ɪk/, Shem·it·ish [shem-ahy-tish] /ˈʃɛm aɪ tɪʃ/, adjective
Examples from the Web for shemitic
Behind the laws regulating sacrifice in the Old Testament there lies the long history of Shemitic ritual and religion.Gloria Crucis|J. H. Beibitz
They had the same traditions in common with the Shemitic and Hamitic families from which they sprung.
Many of these peculiar words are Aramean; that is, they are words current in the Aramean branch of the Shemitic languages.Companion to the Bible|E. P. Barrows
The words Japhetic and Shemitic are also employed in a sense somewhat different from that which common usage has assigned them.
The Shemitic nobility is purely patriarchal: it owes nothing to conquest; it has its origin in blood.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin