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himyaritic


himyaritic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Himyaric  \Him*yar"ic\,  Himyaritic  \Him`ya*rit"ic\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  Himyar  an  ancient  king  of  Yemen,  in  Arabia,  or 
  to  his  successors  or  people;  as  the  Himjaritic  characters, 
  language,  etc.;  applied  esp.  to  certain  ancient  inscriptions 
  showing  the  primitive  type  of  the  oldest  form  of  the  Arabic, 
  still  spoken  in  Southern  Arabia.  --Brande  &  C.