Afro-asiatic



of, belonging to, or pertaining to Afroasiatic; Hamito-Semitic.
Also called Hamito-Semitic. a family of languages including as subfamilies Semitic, Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic.
Compare (def 14).
noun
Also called Semito-Hamitic. a family of languages of SW Asia and N Africa, consisting of the Semitic, ancient Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, and Chadic subfamilies
adjective
denoting, belonging to, or relating to this family of languages

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