Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Semitic characteristics, especially the ways, ideas, influence, etc., of the Jewish people.
a word or idiom peculiar to, derived from, or characteristic of a Semitic language, especially of Hebrew.


Read Also:

  • Semitist

    noun 1. an authority on Semitic languages, literature, etc.

  • Semito-hamitic

    /ˈsɛmɪtəʊhæˈmɪtɪk/ noun 1. a former name for the Afro-Asiatic family of languages See Afro-Asiatic adjective 2. denoting or belonging to this family of languages

  • Semitone

    noun, Music. 1. a pitch interval halfway between two whole tones. noun 1. an interval corresponding to a frequency difference of 100 cents as measured in the system of equal temperament, and denoting the pitch difference between certain adjacent degrees of the diatonic scale (diatonic semitone) or between one note and its sharpened or flattened […]

  • Semitrailer

    noun 1. Also called semi. a detachable trailer for hauling freight, with wheels at the rear end, the forward end being supported by the rear of a truck tractor when attached. Compare full trailer. 2. tractor-trailer. noun 1. a type of trailer or articulated lorry that has wheels only at the rear, the front end […]

Disclaimer: Semitism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.