Canaanitic


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Canaanitic

(ˌkeɪnəˈnɪtɪk)
n
1. (Languages) a group of ancient languages belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and including Canaanite, Phoenician, Ugaritic, and Hebrew
2. (Historical Terms) a group of ancient languages belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family and including Canaanite, Phoenician, Ugaritic, and Hebrew
adj
(Languages) denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
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Noun1.Canaanitic - a group of Semitic languages
Semitic - a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family
Hebrew - the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
Canaanite - the extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest
Phoenician - the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world
Ugaritic - an extinct Semitic language of northern Syria
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a) CANAANITIC, GUNRUNNING (chain), DISVISERED (see disvisor v.