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ˌær əˈmeɪ ɪkara·ma·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aramaicnoun

    a Semitic language originally of the ancient Arameans but still spoken by other people in southwestern Asia

  2. Aramaic, Aramaic scriptadjective

    an alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language; many other scripts were subsequently derived from it

  3. Aramaicadjective

    of or relating to the ancient Aramaic languages


  1. Aramaicadjective

    Referring to the Aramaic language, alphabet, culture or poetry.

  2. Aramaicnoun

    A subfamily of languages in the Northwest Semitic language group including (but not limited to):

  3. Etymology: From Aram, the place settled by Aramaeans; from the or.


  1. Aramaic

    Aramaic (Classical Syriac: ܐܪܡܝܐ, romanized: Arāmāyā; Old Aramaic:


  1. aramaic

    Aramaic is an ancient Semitic language that was originally spoken by the Arameans in the Near East. It was widely used in the Middle East and Asia Minor from the 7th century BC and was later adopted as the official language of the Persian Empire. It is also known for its use in sections of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian New Testament. Aramaic largely disappeared as a spoken language, but it continues to be used as a liturgical language by certain Christian communities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aramaicadjective

    pertaining to Aram, or to the territory, inhabitants, language, or literature of Syria and Mesopotamia; Aramaean; -- specifically applied to the northern branch of the Semitic family of languages, including Syriac and Chaldee

  2. Aramaicnoun

    the Aramaic language

  3. Etymology: [See Araman, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aramaic

    ar-a-mā′ik, adj. relating to Aramæa, the whole of the country to the north-east of Palestine, or to its language—also Aramē′an, Ar′amite.—n. Aramā′ism, an Aramaic idiom.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aramaic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aramaic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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