Semitic-speaking


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Adj.1.Semitic-speaking - able to communicate in a Semitic language
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
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A Semitic-speaking region in the Ancient Near East, Canaan is usually referred to the areas that included what today are Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, northwestern Jordan, and some western areas of Syria.
The Amorites were an ancient Semitic-speaking people from ancient Syria who also occupied large parts of southern Mesopotamia from the 21st century BC to the end of the 17th century BC.
The Tigrinya (Ethiopia's third-largest ethnic group, descended from early Semitic-speaking people) who live around the churches are largely small-scale farmers, often pastoralists who raise goats and cows.