What does African mean?

Definitions for African
ˈæf rɪ kənAfrican

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. African(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Africa

  2. African(adj)

    of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples

    "African languages"

Wiktionary

  1. African(Noun)

    A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.

    Etymology: As a noun in Old English as Africanas "Africans" (only plural). From Africānae.

  2. African(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Africa.

    Etymology: As a noun in Old English as Africanas "Africans" (only plural). From Africānae.

Webster Dictionary

  1. African(adj)

    of or pertaining to Africa

    Etymology: [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.]

  2. African(noun)

    a native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race

    Etymology: [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. African

    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, AfricanusAfer, African.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'African' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2318

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'African' in Adjectives Frequency: #314

How to pronounce African?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say African in sign language?

  1. african

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of African in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of African in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of African in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    My heart breaks at seeing another young African American life lost too soon, sandra Bland had a bright future ahead of her and it is particularly tragic that she lost her life just as she was to start her new career.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I have a lot of friends, African-Americans in New York, they say, 'You're going to get most of the vote.' I was actually disappointed with the 25 percent.

  3. Rohan Schoeman:

    APPLE WATCH CATCHES GRANDMOTHERS HEART CONDITION, POSSIBLY SAVING HER LIFE The couple went missing in a snowstorm after spending a weekend with friends on November 3. Rescuers located Marsh in time after her husband sent friends photographs of their location. She was flown by air ambulance to the ValldHebron Hospital in Barcelona, where she was connected to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine. The machine stands in for the heart and lungs, pumping blood through the arteries and heating it, which raises the body temperature.Doctors believed she could survive if they treated the hypothermia. This is an exceptional case on a global scale, Eduard Argudo, a doctor from the Vall dHebron hospital told a press conference.There are practically no cases of people being revived after their heart has stopped for so long. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUT LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER When she arrived at the hospital, Mashsheart was showing no electrical activity and her kidneys and lungs were not functioning, doctors said. Eduard Argudo said the sharp fall in her body temperature may have saved her as the cold preserved her organs. Six hours after entering cardio-respiratory arrest, Marshs heart began to beat naturally again. Marsh, who spent 11 days in hospital recovering, has not suffered any long-term brain damage but has trouble moving her hands which were affected by the cold. When I went home I had damage to my hands. I could not do up my buttons on trousers or put in my earrings. These are small things which are going to get better, she said. Rohan Schoeman, Rohan Schoeman, 36, who is South African and works as a teacher, said the couple had spent the weekend with friends but left early morning without them. At one point the snowfall became very heavy. We found a rock and tried to use it for shelter to avoid adverse weather conditions. Once visibility improved, I could see that our friends had tried to contact us, audrey was losing consciousness so I tried to send some photos to our friends of where we were.

  4. Ayodele Odusola:

    If you go to any West African border town you can see that the crossings are buzzing with economic activity, but it's very hard to measure how much, this is a conservative estimate from official figures.

  5. Oren Segal:

    The African American Defense League and The New Black Panther Party are hate groups with a long and very different record than Black Lives Matter, which is an idea, a movement, defense League’s not even close. People should be asking if BLM was n’t leading protests, who would be leading them ? Defense League could be worse. What group would fill the vacuum ?

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