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Adjective: Aramaic  ,er-u'mey-ik [N. Amer], ,a-ru'mey-ik [Brit]
  1. Of or relating to the ancient Aramaic languages
Noun: Aramaic  ,er-u'mey-ik [N. Amer], ,a-ru'mey-ik [Brit]
  1. A Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia
  2. 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

Type of: script, Semitic

Encyclopedia: Aramaic