Cushitic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cushitic a group of languages spoken in Ethiopia and Somalia and northwestern Kenya and adjacent regions
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Usage

In literature:

In Oman is said to exist a fragment of the government of the old Ethiopian or Cushite race.
"The God-Idea of the Ancients" by Eliza Burt Gamble
They dissolved the old material civilization of Cushite and Turanian origin.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume I" by John Lord
And the Cushites certainly advanced in prowess and in military vigour as time went on.
"Ancient Egypt" by George Rawlinson
It is predominantly Cushite in its vocabulary, Turanian in its structure.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea" by George Rawlinson
The Cushites adored a pair of gods, the male deity of force and the female of matter.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
Dr. R. L. Perry's work, "The Cushite," is a very excellent work along the same line.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
He attributes it to Cushite or AEthiopic influence, and with great plausibility.
"India: What can it teach us?" by F. Max Müller
The Kaldi proper belonged to the Cushite race.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
Most of the Semitic tribes who dwelt in Chaldea adopted not only the Cushite language, but the Cushite culture and religion.
"Chaldea" by Zénaïde A. Ragozin
Joab called a Cushite, that is a negro slave: what command did he give him?
"Heroes of Israel" by Theodore Gerald Soares
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