Semitic – A family of languages
Semitic refers to a family of languages that includes Hebrew, Arabic and Aramaic. It can also refer to the peoples who speak Semitic languages. (Culturally this usually refers to Jewish people)
The seminar critic (semitic) said that speaking Arabic while he brews (Hebrew) tea is not my idea of a great seminar.
Examples of Semitic in a sentence
Arabic is the youngest of the Semitic languages.
He is speaking a Semitic language, which is totally different from English.
Paul spent years studying a number of ancient Semitic languages.