Hamites

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Hamites a physical and linguistic group, stretching across the north of Africa—the African branch of the Caucasic family—comprising Berbers, the Fellahin, &c
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Usage

In literature:

Did they show Hamitic characteristics particularly?
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
The language is allied to the Hamitic tongues, and is written in modified Arabic characters.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Hamitic race seems to have originated in the south and migrated northward down the Nile towards the delta.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
Three great families, the Shemitic, Hamitic, and Japhetic, were suddenly built up.
"History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1" by George W. Williams
His names, Bar and Nin, are respectively a Semitic and a Hamitic term signifying "lord" or "master.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea" by George Rawlinson
BARABRA, a name for the complex Nubian races of the Egyptian Sudan, whose original stock is Hamitic-Berber, long modified by negro crossings.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
He wrote back that the words were Egyptian or a kindred Hamite tongue.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
Omari, Luan; Dode, Petro; and Beqja, Hamit.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
The Arabs of the coasts and those of Mesopotamia are hybrids, showing Turkish, Negroid and Hamitic crossings.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
In the second half of the eighth century, the Sudan was invaded by "Hamitic tribes" and "Mohammedanism.
"The Color Line" by William Benjamin Smith
The emigrants called Hamites, peopled Egypt, Libya, and Numidia.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
Bisharin, Egyptian Sudan (Hamite).
"Man, Past and Present" by Agustus Henry Keane
Note that all of these early kingdoms were established by the Hamitic race.
"Studies in Old Testament History" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
The inhabitants of the interior may be divided into two classes, those namely of Bantu and those of Hamitic stock.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7" by Various
The Masai seem to be as much Nilotic Negro as Hamite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 8" by Various
And as by our language we belong to the Aryan stratum, we belong through our letters to the Hamitic.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, November 1879" by Various
The only Semitic language is Arabic, found at Aden, where also the Hamitic Somali was returned.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
They were related to the Egyptians, and hence were of Hamitic stock.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
He would have wrested race supremacy and the leading place in civilization from the Aryan for the Hamitic races.
"The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States" by James Hamilton Lewis
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In news:

"These are the neighborhood's dogs," says Hamit Yilmaz Ozcan, as he sits with Chico, an elderly Alsatian, and Hercule, his younger, rust-colored companion, two strays that reside near his clothing shop in the neighborhood of Cukurcuma.
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