Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Chaldea.
  • proper n. The language or dialect of the Chaldeans.

Etymologies

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Latin chaldaicus.

Examples

  • In another phase she was Venus Mylitta = the Procreatrix, in Chaldaic

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The old idea, that our Lord hardly ever spoke anything but Syro-Chaldaic, is now pretty nearly exploded.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Gradually, however, it lost this prerogative, and in the second century A.D. the Chaldaic was the only spoken language of Palestine.

    Handbook of Universal Literature From the Best and Latest Authorities

  • With this verse he compares three texts: the Arabic verse which says, The winds of God blew; Flavius Josephus who says, A wind from above was precipitated upon the earth; and finally, the Chaldaic paraphrase of Onkelos, which renders it, A wind coming from God blew upon the face of the waters.

    Les Miserables

  • The book of Daniel is written partly in Chaldaic or Syriac (the vernacular Aramaic language spoken by the people of Palestine), and partly in sacred Hebrew.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • They borrowed all from the Chaldaic Persians, even to their very language, characters, and numerals; and joining some new customs to their old Egyptian rites, they became a new people, so much the more superstitious than before, in consequence of their being, after the conclusion of a long captivity, still always dependent upon their neighbors.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The Lord emphasizes that this is not a random encounter between nomadic herders and a post-Chaldaic deity.

    AKMA’s Random Thoughts

  • Instances of the apocopated [Hebrew] (b) are common in the Chaldean or Syro – Chaldaic at the present day; e.g. [Arabic] (Yáheb Alaha) is pronounced Yáu-Alaha;

    The Land of Midian

  • To each of these tables there was a small lance, no bigger than a bodkin, on which were engraved certain Chaldaic characters.

    The Alhambra

  • Massuet supposes the reference to be to the archaic Hebrew characters, still used by the priests after the square Chaldaic letters had been generally adopted.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

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