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proper noun (plural: Aramaics)
  1. A language in the Semitic language group:
  2. The language of the Aramaeans from the tenth century BC.
  3. The language of the administration in the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian empires from the seventh to fourth centuries BC.
  4. The language of portions of the Hebrew Bible, mainly the books of Ezra and Daniel.
  5. The language of Jesus of Nazareth.
  6. The language of Jewish targums, midrash and the Talmuds.
  7. The liturgical language of various Christian churchs: often called Syriac.
  8. The liturgical language of the Mandaeans: usually called Mandaic.
adjective 
  1. Referring to the Aramaic language, alphabet, culture or poetry.
Translations: (trans-top, n. language)
(trans-mid)
(trans-bottom) (trans-top, adj. pertaining to the language, alphabet, culture or poetry)
(trans-mid)
(trans-bottom) Etymology: From the English Aram, the place settled by Aramaeans; from the Aramaic ÜÜÜÜÜ, ÊarÄm.


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