Definition of Afroasiatic language
1. Noun. A large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa.
Generic synonyms: Natural Language, Tongue
Specialized synonyms: Chad, Chadic, Chadic Language, Semitic, Hamitic, Hamitic Language, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afroasiatic Language
Literary usage of Afroasiatic language
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1. Afrika und Übersee by Carl Meinhof, Seminar für Afrikanische Sprachen, Universität Hamburg (1845)
"... it is also the most widely spoken language of Ethiopia, the third modern Afroasiatic language after Arabic and Hausa (probably ex aequo with Berber), ..."