Afro-Asiatic definition

  • noun:
    • A large category of languages spoken in north Africa and southwest Asia, comprising the Semitic, Chadic, Cushitic, Berber, Omotic, and old Egyptian languages; formerly known as Hamito-Semitic.
    • a large category of related languages spoken in both Asia and Africa
    • a sizable group of related languages talked both in Asia and Africa
  • adjective:
    • Of, with respect to, or being a language household spoken in north Africa and southwest Asia, and including Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Omotic, Cushitic, and Chadic languages.

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