Chaldaic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chaldaic Of or pertaining to Chaldea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chaldaic Same as Chaldean.
    • n chaldaic The language or dialect of the Chaldeans, one of the two dialects or branches of the Aramaic, Syriac being the other. Also Chaldee.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Chaldaic kal-dā′ik relating to Chaldea
    • n Chaldaic the language of the Chaldeans
    • n Chaldaic a native of Chaldea
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Chaldaicus,

Usage

In literature:

There he studied the Greek and Chaldaic languages, becoming master of both after seven years' attention.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
This manner of divination was of Chaldaic original, and brought from Babylonia to Praeneste.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
At nine he knew Hebrew and Chaldaic, and could translate German into Latin.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Sir W. Jones pronounced it to be a dialect of Chaldaic.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
Matthew was a peasant who spoke Syro-Chaldaic.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
Chaldaic improvisations burst from him, in quick Golden Verses, on the heel of humorous retort and repartee.
"Pierre; or The Ambiguities" by Herman Melville
He apparently knows nothing whatever of the Chaldaic cry, "Eli, Eli, lama sabacthani" of the Gospels.
"Supernatural Religion, Vol. I. (of III)" by Walter Richard Cassels
There is a case on record of a woman, who, during the delirium of fever, repeated long passages in the Hebrew and Chaldaic tongues.
"Fiends, Ghosts, and Sprites" by John Nettin Radcliffe
He is the author of the famous Chaldaic paraphrase of the Pentateuch.
"The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. II (of II)" by Walter M. Chandler
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