Definitions for orientalist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•ri•en•tal•ism*ˌɔr iˈɛn tlˌɪz əm, ˌoʊr-(n.)

  1. a quality, trait, or usage characteristic of Eastern peoples.

  2. the knowledge and study of Oriental languages, literature, etc.

* (often l.c.).

Origin of Orientalism:

1760–70

O`ri•en′tal•ist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orientalist(noun)

    a specialist in oriental subjects

Wiktionary

  1. orientalist(Noun)

    a person (especially a scholar) interested in the orient

  2. Origin: orient + -ist


Translations for orientalist

  • प्राच्यHindi

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