Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family, spoken in west-central Africa and including Hausa.

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  • adj. Belonging to a language family spoken across northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic and Cameroon.

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  • n. a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa

Etymologies

Chad +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

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