Map showing the distribution of Semitic (orange) and other Afro-Asiatic language speakers today

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Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia. The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets. The oldest known inscriptions in this alphabet date from about 500 BC. Its origins are not known, though one theory is that it developed from the Byblos alphabet. The Sabaean alphabet is thought to have evolved into the Ethiopic script.

Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia. The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets.

Arizona Senator's Son Used Homophobic, Anti-Semitic Language On Twitter

Arizona Senator's Son Used Homophobic, Anti-Semitic Language On Twitter

"He has apologized and I apologize as well," says Senator Jeff Flake.

Raca/Raka means the same thing in our language by this word which is Aramaic you can clearly see where we descendant from.  The word raca is used only once in the New Testament  Matthew 5:22. The word is of Aramaic origin. Aramaic is a Semitic language as is Hebrew. The two languages are very similar. Raca is likened to the Hebrew word rak (H7386). The word means empty worthless vain shallow brains. It was a word of contempt.  Some commentators say that in that culture it meant that a person…

Raca/Raka means the same thing in our language by this word which is Aramaic you can clearly see where we descendant from. The word raca is used only once in the New Testament Matthew 5:22. The word is of Aramaic origin. Aramaic is a Semitic language as is Hebrew. The two languages are very similar. Raca is likened to the Hebrew word rak (H7386). The word means empty worthless vain shallow brains. It was a word of contempt. Some commentators say that in that culture it meant that a person…

The Ugaritic script is a cuneiform used from around either the 1400/1300 BC for Ugaritic, an extinct Northwest Semitic language, and discovered in Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra), Syria, in 1928. It has 30 letters. Other languages (particularly Hurrian) were occasionally written in the Ugaritic script.

The Ugaritic script is a cuneiform used from around 1400 BC to write Canaanite language was discovered in Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra), Syria It has 30 letters. Other languages (particularly Hurrian) were occasionally written in the Ugaritic script.

Afro-Asiatic languages - Karte der Afroasiatischen Sprachen - Semitic languages…

Map showing the historical distribution of Semitic (yellow) and other Afro-Asiatic language speakers about 1000 - 2000 years ago.

14th century BC diplomatic letter in Akkadian, found in Amarna

The Amarna letters, written in Akkadian cuneiform, the writing system of ancient Mesopotamia.

12th C. A manuscript page of the Qur'an  from al-Andalus, (Iberia) which the Moors controlled from 711-1492. The thicker text in the middle  is in Kufic script.

Al-Ándalus Medieval Islamic Spain - A manuscript page of the Qur'an in the script developed in al-Andalus, century

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