a person who is a member of an ethnic group
cultural, ethnic, ethnical(adj)
denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
"influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"
heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic(adj)
not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
a member of an ethnic group.
An ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community
An ethnic minority
A heathen, a pagan
Of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.
There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands
Belonging to a foreign culture.
I like to eat ethnic food
Heathen, not Judeo-Christian.
Origin: From ethnique, from ethnicus ("pagan", "heathen"), from ἐθνικός, from ἔθνος.
alt. of Ethnical
a heathen; a pagan
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, eth′nik, -al, adj. concerning nations or races: pertaining to the heathen.—ns. Eth′nic, a heathen; Eth′nicism, heathenism; Ethnog′rapher.—adj. Ethnograph′ic.—n. Ethnog′raphy, the scientific description of the races of the earth.—adj. Ethnolog′ical.—adv. Ethnolog′ically.—ns. Ethnol′ogist; Ethnol′ogy, the science that treats of the varieties of the human race. [L.,—Gr. ethnos, a nation; Gr. graphē, writing, logia, discourse.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3961
Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Adjectives Frequency: #533
The numerical value of Ethnic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Ethnic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Before the ceasefire, we had no systematic quality healthcare in this area, we're negotiating with the ethnic groups. They're very important stakeholders.
Opposing the splitting of the country, maintaining its unity and territorial integrity and ethnic unity, is the resolute consensus of the whole Chinese nation.
Some waver on clear cut issues of opposing ethnic division and safeguarding ethnic and national unity, and even support participating in violent terrorist acts.
We chose T Khun Myat ... because the USDP is the second-largest party in the chamber. We went for someone from the USDP who is also an ethnic lawmaker. We want to include ethnic people because they represent the union.
Believe me, if there was anything to this Ukraine red herring, we would’ve heard about it a long time ago, chalupa was nothing more than an individual involved in ethnic relations, not unlike countless other ethnic and heritage communities throughout the United States.
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Translations for Ethnic
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- езически, етническиBulgarian
- ètnic, pagàCatalan, Valencian
- eksotisk, etnisk, fremmed, hedningDanish
- etnica, etnicoItalian
- vreemd, etnisch, exotisch, vreemdelingDutch
- etniskNorwegian Nynorsk
- étnica, étnicoPortuguese
- языческий, этнический, этническойRussian
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