Hamitic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the Hamites or their languages or cultures.
    • of or regarding the Hamites or to the Hamitic languages
    • Pertaining to Ham or their descendants.
  • noun:
    • A presumed language family previously thought to add Egyptian plus the Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic languages.
    • a team of languages talked in Egypt and neighbouring countries
    • a group of languages in northern Africa pertaining to Semitic
  • others:
    • Of or related to Ham, one of many sons of Noah (Gen. x.), or to some of the events regarded as their descendants.

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