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Noun: Aramaic  ,er-u'mey-ik [N. Amer], ,a-ru'mey-ik [Brit]
  1. An alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language; many other scripts were subsequently derived from it
    - Aramaic script
     
  2. A Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia
Adjective: Aramaic  ,er-u'mey-ik [N. Amer], ,a-ru'mey-ik [Brit]
  1. Of or relating to the ancient Aramaic languages

Type of: script, Semitic

Encyclopedia: Aramaic