a native or inhabitant of Africa
of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples
A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
Of or pertaining to Africa.
Origin: As a noun in Old English as Africanas "Africans" (only plural). From Africānae.
of or pertaining to Africa
a native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race
Origin: [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
af′rik-an, adj. pertaining to Africa—also Af′ric.—ns. Af′rican, a native of Africa; Africand′er, one born of white parents in Cape Colony or other parts of South Africa. [L. Africus, Africanus—Afer, African.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'African' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2318
Rank popularity for the word 'African' in Adjectives Frequency: #314
The numerical value of African in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of African in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
And by the way, he has done nothing for African-Americans.
It's a way of providing a sop to South African shareholders.
South African authorities will take a long-term approach on this.
Who denies that African-American youth unemployment, real, is over 50%.
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