Definition of Semitic-speaking
1. Adjective. Able to communicate in a Semitic language.
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Literary usage of Semitic-speaking
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"In the very beginnings of recorded history we find Aryan-speaking peoples and semitic-speaking peoples carrying on the liveliest intercourse of war and ..."
2. The Empire of the Hittites by William Wright, Archibald Henry Sayce, Charles William Wilson, Claude Reignier Conder, William Harry Rylands (1884)
"The Egyptians, from their constant intercourse with semitic-speaking people, adopted and incorporated into their vocabulary a very large number of words of ..."
3. History, Prophecy and the Monuments by James Frederick McCurdy (1914)
"... was inhabited about 4000 BC by a semitic-speaking people. The inhabitants of this region were, in historical times at least, not prevailingly of Semitic ..."
4. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"After the catastrophe of the Jewish War in 70 AD the semitic-speaking Christianity of Palestine disappeared ..."
5. History of the People of Israel: From the Earliest Times to the Destruction by Carl Heinrich Cornill (1898)
"Here again, this peculiar etymology could have grown up in no other semitic-speaking land save Canaan. And the creators of the Hebrew language were already ..."