Chaldee


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Chal·de·an

also Chal·dae·an  (kăl-dē′ən) or Chal·dee  (kăl′dē′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Chaldea or its people, language, or culture.
2. Of or relating to an Eastern Catholic church historically centered in northern Iraq and neighboring regions.
n.
1. A member of an ancient Semitic people who ruled in Babylonia.
2. An adherent of the Chaldean church.
3. See Aramaic.
4. A person versed in occult learning.

Chal·da′ic (-dā′ĭk) adj. & n.

Chaldee

(kælˈdiː)
n
1. (Languages) a nontechnical term for Biblical Aramaic, which was once believed to be the language of the ancient Chaldeans
2. (Languages) the actual language of the ancient Chaldeans. See also Chaldean2
3. (Peoples) an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea; Chaldean
Also (for senses 1, 2): Chaldaic

Chal•dee

(ˈkæl di)
n.
(in the Authorized Version of the Bible) a Chaldean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chaldee - a wise man skilled in occult learning
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
2.Chaldee - an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
Semite - a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Chaldee - of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture
References in classic literature ?
O charms more potent than the rapt Chaldee Ever drew down from out the quiet stars!
If then, Sir William Jones, who read in thirty languages, could not read the simplest peasant's face, in its profounder and more subtle meanings, how may unlettered Ishmael hope to read the awful Chaldee of the Sperm Whale's brow?
The Targums of Onkelos and Jonathan Ben Uzziel On the Pentateuch With The Fragments of the Jerusalem Targum From the Chaldee, (London : Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1865), http://targum.
Klein, "Abraham's Chaldean Origins and the Chaldee Language," The Seforim Blog (December 30, 2014) [URL: http://seforim.
Last summer the company also provided a timelessly elegant cap for legendary designer Jean Patou's Heritage fragrance collection, which is comprised of three fragrances: Chaldee, Patou Pour Homme and Eau de Patou.
La Langue primitive de la Chaldee et les idiomes touraniens.
If then, Sir William Jones, who read in thirty languages, could not read the simplest peasant's face in its profounder and more subtle meanings, how may unlettered Ishmael hope to read the awful Chaldee of the Sperm Whale's brow?
Dans la primitive histoire de la Perse et de la Chaldee, les heros combattent sans cesse leurs industrieux et perfides voisins.
Hogg wrote a satirical sketch a clef about the contentious change of editorial personnel entitled "Translation of an Ancient Chaldee Manuscript" which, though it involved the infant magazine in several lawsuits, got it off to a magnificent start in terms of circulation numbers.
That matched Eight Carat, who produced Diamond Lover, Kaapstad, Marquise, Mouawad and Octagonal, and Argentinean mare Chaldee, whose Group 1 winners included Vanity Handicap winner Potridee.
Tregelles, Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures, Nueva York, Wiley & Sons, 1893.