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Japhetʹidie

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The supposed posterity of Japheth, son of Noah. The Aryan family is said to belong to this race.

“The Indo-European family of languages as known by various designations. Some style it Japhetic, as if it appertained to the descendants of the patriarch Japheth; as the Semitic tongues [appertain] to the descendants of Shem.”—Whitney: Languages, etc., lecture v. p. 192.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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