American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or relating to Ethiopia or Abyssinia; Ethiopian.
- n. The language of ancient Ethiopia or Abyssinia, a Semitic tongue, most allied to the Himyaritic of southwestern Arabia, and having a Christian literature. Also called Geëz.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The language of ancient Ethiopia; the language of the ancient Abyssinian empire (in Ethiopia), now used only in the Abyssinian church. It is of Semitic origin, and is also called
“Isaac's works were early translated in Arabic, Ethiopic, and”
“He has published previously unknown material in Arabic, Ethiopic, and Hebrew, and carries out research in a large range of ancient languages.”
“The Ge'ez alphabet, also known as the Ethiopic writing system, has always been a source of pride for Ethiopians whose country happens to be the only African country with its own alphabet.”
“Unlike all other Semitic systems of writing (except the Ethiopic, which is an adaptation of the Greek), that of the Assyro-Babylonians generally runs from left to right in horizontal lines, although in some very early inscriptions the lines run vertically from top to bottom like the Chinese.”
“Some visitors to Ethiopic have requested utensils to eat with, Ergete says.”
“But everyone is likely to be charmed by what they see when they step inside Ethiopic.”
“If service is not yet a strong suit at Ethiopic, the restaurant has two things in its favor: As its owners had hoped, there's spice in the setting and on the plate.”
“If you think all Ethiopian restaurants are cut from the same cloth, you have yet to visit Ethiopic.”
“According to Wikipedia, the Ethiopic languages already have a sarcasm mark.”
“You have a chance to wander in and try pies from Dangerously Delicious, eat lobster rolls on a temporary sidewalk patio outside Liberty Tree or feast on Ethiopian dishes from Ethiopic, for starters.”
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