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- n. Plural form of Chaldaism.
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Generally speaking, Zechariah's style is pure, and remarkably free from Chaldaisms.
More important and indeed perfectly decisive is the fact that the book is full of Chaldaisms, and that the Hebrew is the later Hebrew, of the days of Ezra, Nehemiah, Daniel, and Esther.
Chaldaisms occur (Hag 2: 3; 2: 6; 2: 16), as might have been expected in a writer who was so long in Chaldea.
Moreover, supposed Chaldaisms may be fragments preserved from the common tongue of which Hebrew, Syriac, Chaldee, and Arabic were offshoots.