Definition of Safaitic in US English:

Safaitic

(also Safahitic)

adjective

  • Of or relating to an ancient Semitic language, probably of the first centuries a.d., known only from inscriptions discovered near Safa.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Safa (Arabic Al-Ṣafā), the name of a hilly region in southern Syria + -itic.

Pronunciation

Safaitic

/safɑːˈɪtɪk/