What does African mean?

Definitions for African
ˈæf rɪ kənafrican

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word African.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Africanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Africa

  2. Africanadjective

    of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples

    "African languages"

Wiktionary

  1. Africannoun

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

  2. Africanadjective

    Of or pertaining to Africa.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Africanadjective

    of or pertaining to Africa

  2. Africannoun

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

  3. 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

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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. Chief Jay Parrish:

    I do know that she did a lot of internet research on what she wanted to do, i think she wanted notoriety and in that she looked up African American churches.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    What criminal justice is supposed to be about is you do the crime, you are found guilty, you pay the price. I'm not aware that paying the price includes taking away your rights to vote in a Democratic society. You paid the price right? You're a citizen of the United States, correct? You have the right to vote. you have large numbers of African-American men and women not being able to vote. Somebody benefits from that.

  3. Donald Trump:

    You know, we have a divided country, folks. We have a terrible president who happens to be African-American. There has never been a greater division than just about what we have right now. The hatred, the animosity. I will bring people together. You watch.

  4. Kevin Brown:

    I think every African American in our city was very excited about the possibility of addressing Restorative Housing Reparations at a local level, however, I think the process has been quite flawed when you look at it next to an HR 40, which involves a really in-depth study of what the issues actually are.

  5. Rida Lyammouri:

    A bigger contribution from African forces could take the pressure off the French, who could focus more on securing borders and on ISIS (Islamic State) in Libya, but to succeed (the AU force) would have to match the violent extremist organizations in terms of their outreach to local communities in Mali.

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