Aramaic - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌærəˈmeɪɪk|
Brit.  |ˌarəˈmeɪɪk|

noun

- a Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia (syn: aramaic)
- 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 (syn: aramaic)

adjective

- of or relating to the ancient Aramaic languages (syn: aramaic)
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