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  • adj. Himyaric

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Examples

  • The word Tobba or Tubba, I have been informed by some of the modern Arabs, is still used in the Himyaritic dialect of Arabic to signify “the Great” or “the Chief.”

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • That Aus and Khazraj, the Himyaritic tribes which emigrated to

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The German savants, mostly attributing them to the Sabá tribes, who immigrated from Yemen about our first century, tried the Himyaritic syllabaries and failed.

    The Land of Midian

  • It is supposed to date from after the beginning of the Christian era, when the Himyaritic form fell into disuse, and it is now used in chronograms only.

    The Land of Midian

  • They are apparently of extreme antiquity, and doubtless far anterior in date to any other Himyaritic remains that we saw in the Hadhramout.

    Southern Arabia

  • Haura is supposed to be the site of an ancient Himyaritic town.

    Southern Arabia

  • Early Arab writers tell us that the Himyaritic population of this district came here when they abandoned Shabwa, early in the Christian era.

    Southern Arabia

  • From personal observation it would appear that the ancients held communication with the Hadhramout almost entirely by the land caravan-route, as there is absolutely no trace of great antiquity to be found along the coast-line, whereas the Wadi Hadhramout itself and its collateral branches are very rich in remains of the ancient Himyaritic civilisation.

    Southern Arabia

  • The second one, which is a mile further up the Wadi Yeramis than the first, is evidently Himyaritic, and protected the first town after Banna on the way to the Hadhramout.

    Southern Arabia

  • The ruins of certain lofty square buildings stand upon hillocks at isolated intervals; from these we got several inscriptions, which prove that they were the high 'platforms' alluded to on so many Himyaritic inscribed stones as raised in honour of their dead.

    Southern Arabia

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