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aramaic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aramaic  \Ar`a*ma"ic\,  a.  [See  {Aram[ae]an},  a.] 
  Pertaining  to  Aram,  or  to  the  territory,  inhabitants, 
  language,  or  literature  of  Syria  and  Mesopotamia;  Aram[ae]an; 
  --  specifically  applied  to  the  northern  branch  of  the  Semitic 
  family  of  languages,  including  Syriac  and  Chaldee.  --  n.  The 
  Aramaic  language. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Aramaic 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  the  ancient  Aramaic  languages  [syn:  {Aramaic}] 
  n  :  an  ancient  group  of  related  Semitic  dialects  some  of  which 
  are  still  spoken  in  Syria  [syn:  {Aramaic}] 




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