Semitic languages

2017-07-27T17:30:58+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Amorite language, Eblaite language, Edomite language, Himyaritic language, Š-L-M, Modern Standard Arabic, Ugaritic, Arabic, Harsusi language, Sabaean language, Semitic root, Biblical Hebrew, Modern South Arabian languages, Nabataean language, Ammonite language, Muher language, Gafat language, South Semitic languages, Sutean language flashcards Semitic languages
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  • Amorite language
    Amorite is an early Northwest Semitic language, spoken by the Amorite tribes prominent in ancient Near Eastern history.
  • Eblaite language
    Eblaite /ˈɛblə.aɪt/ (also known as Eblan ISO 639-3) is an extinct Semitic language which was used during the third millennium BCE by the East Semitic speaking populations of Northern Syria.
  • Edomite language
    The Edomite language was a Canaanite language, very similar to Hebrew spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan and parts of Israel in the first millennium BC.
  • Himyaritic language
    Himyaritic or Al-Himyariah (Arabic: لغة حمير‎‎ luġat Ḥimyar, Language of Himyar) is an Semitic language that was spoken in Yemen, according to some by the Himyarites.
  • Š-L-M
    Shin-Lamedh-Mem is the triconsonantal root of many Semitic words, and many of those words are used as names.
  • Modern Standard Arabic
    Modern Standard Arabic (MSA; Arabic: اللغة العربية الفصحى‎‎ al-lughah al-ʻArabīyah al-fuṣḥá 'the most eloquent Arabic language'), Standard Arabic, or Literary Arabic is the standardized and literary variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech.
  • Ugaritic
    Ugaritic (/ˌuːɡəˈrɪtɪk, ˌjuː-/) is a Northwest Semitic language, discovered by French archaeologists in 1929.
  • Arabic
    Arabic (Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, Al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbijːah] or Arabic: عَرَبِيّ‎‎ ʻarabiyy [ʕaraˈbijː] ) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and its modern descendants, excluding Maltese.
  • Harsusi language
    Harsusi (also known as Ḥarsūsī, Harsiyyet, Hersyet, or Harsi `Aforit) is a Semitic language of Oman, spoken by the Harasis people.
  • Sabaean language
    Sabaean (Sabaic), also sometimes incorrectly known as Ḥimyarite (Himyaritic), was an Old South Arabian language spoken in Yemen from c.
  • Semitic root
    The roots of verbs and most nouns in the Semitic languages are characterized as a sequence of consonants or "radicals" (hence the term consonantal root).
  • Biblical Hebrew
    Biblical Hebrew (Hebrew: עִבְרִית מִקְרָאִית Ivrit Miqra'it or לְשׁוֹן הַמִּקְרָא Leshon ha-Miqra), also called Classical Hebrew, is an archaic form of Hebrew, a Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Israelites in the area known as Israel, roughly west of the Jordan River and east of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Modern South Arabian languages
    The Modern South Arabian (Eastern South Semitic or Eastern South Arabian) languages are spoken mainly by small populations inhabiting the Arabian Peninsula, in Yemen and Oman.
  • Nabataean language
    The Nabataean language was the Western Aramaic variety spoken by the Nabataeans of the Negev, the east bank of the Jordan River and the Sinai Peninsula.
  • Ammonite language
    Ammonite is the extinct Canaanite language of the Ammonite people mentioned in the Bible, who used to live in modern-day Jordan, and after whom its capital Amman is named.
  • Muher language
    Muher (Muxar) is an Ethiopian Semitic language belonging to the Gurage group.
  • Gafat language
    The Gafat language is an extinct South Ethiopian Semitic language that was once spoken along the Abbay River (Nile) in Ethiopia.
  • South Semitic languages
    South Semitic is a disputed branch of the Semitic languages.
  • Sutean language
    The Sutean language (Sutû) is mentioned by a clay tablet from the Middle Assyrian Empire, presumably originating from the city of Emar in what is now north-east Syria, among a list of languages spoken in the region.
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