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aramaic


  • n  a Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia
  • n  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
  • a  of or relating to the ancient Aramaic languages
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  • Billy Crystal in NBC5.com
    For the first time, we're being simulcast in Aramaic,Crystal said.
  • Karl Jenkins in WalesOnline
    It was a logical development,says Jenkins, who has sold more than three million albums. "As soon as I started using text instead of improvised language, and moved outside of Western European constraints to Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic and other...
  • Simcha Jacobovici in Ynetnews
    He told me,Jacobovici recalled, "that a sarcophagus was found, with a carved inscription reading 'James bar Joseph ahuy deJosua' (Aramaic: Jacob son of Joseph, brother of Josua). Failing to understand what this information had to do with...

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