Hamitic


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Ha·mit·ic

 (hă-mĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the Hamites or their languages or cultures. No longer in technical use.
n.
A presumed language family thought to include Egyptian and the Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic languages. No longer in technical use.

Hamitic

(hæˈmɪtɪk; hə-)
n
(Languages) a group of N African languages related to Semitic. They are now classified in four separate subfamilies of the Afro-Asiatic family: Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic
adj
1. (Languages) denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages
2. (Peoples) denoting, belonging to, or characteristic of the Hamites

Ham•it•ic

(hæˈmɪt ɪk, hə-)

n.
1. (esp. formerly) the non-Semitic branches of the Afroasiatic language family.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to the Hamites or to Hamitic.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hamitic - a group of languages in northern Africa related to Semitic
Afrasian, Afrasian language, Afroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Hamito-Semitic - a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
Translations

Hamitic

[hæˈmɪtɪk] ADJcamítico

Hamitic

adjhamitisch
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Archaeology tells us that the first civilizations of Nubia, Egypt and Mesopotamia were black-skinned people and the bible confirms that the people in these regions are all from the same Hamitic lineage.
African people were classified as Hamitic, Semitic, and Cushitic, Negroid, Neolithic or some other by European scholars who do not have the best interest of Africa and the rest of the world which is not part of Europe at heart.
Stereotypes about the two groups were created by the Hamitic myth, developed by the British explorer John Hanning Speke in the nineteenth century and adopted by German and Belgian colonists.
Although white colonials had imposed Hamitic labels on African blacks, they never thought that some might actually practice the religion of the Hebrews.
On a second expedition to Egypt, Lepsius discovered the Canopus Decree, with inscriptions similar to the Rosetta Stone, which be used to decipher hieroglyphs and to prove a connection between African and Hamitic languages.
Among these are several distinct tribal groups: the Kababish of northern Kordofan, a camel-raising people; the Ja(tm)alin and Shaigiyya groups of settled tribes along the rivers; the semi-nomadic Baggara of Kordofan and Darfur; the Hamitic Beja in the Red Sea area and Nubians of the northern Nile areas, some of whom have been resettled on the Atbara River; and the Nuba of southern Kordofan and Fur in the western reaches of the country.
Hamitic peoples travelled south from the Caucasus region from whence the whole earth was repopulated.
Western Africa appears in Bedford's chronology only long enough to reiterate its location within the tradition of Hamitic descent, and western Africa as specifically of Phut's progeny.
Henry Morris, director of the Creation Research Institute, claimed that the Hamitic races are inherently limited by consequences of Noah's curse.
Language Group Allele Europoid Between-Group Frequency Features * Contact ** Bantu: Eastern High + With Nilotic Bantu: Western Moderate ++ Little to none Hamitic Low +++ Little to none Nilotic High + With Eastern Bantu Pygmoid Very High 0 Little to none * Europoid Features = the degree to which researchers believed that the tribal people within a language group exhibited Caucasian-like characteristic (height, head shape, skin color, etc.
The immediately preceding people, whom Leir has conquered, are in Paxson's treatment the Hamitic group who moved up from North Africa through Spain.
They were also involved in other local research societies in Harlem and Brooklyn such as the Men's Sunday Club; Negro Library Association; Loyal Order of the Sons of Africa an outgrowth of the Sons of Africa; Negro Book Collectors Exchange (One time Meeting), Hamitic League of the World; Pen and Pencil Club; Phalanx Club; and the Friends of Shakespeare Society.