What does Ethiopian mean?

Definitions for Ethiopian
ˌi θiˈoʊ pi ənEthiopi·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ethiopian(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia

  2. Ethiopian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Ethiopia or its people or languages

    "Ethiopian immigrants"


  1. Ethiopian(Noun)

    A person from Ethiopia or of Ethiopian descent.

  2. Ethiopian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Ethiopia, the Ethiopian people or the Ethiopian culture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ethiopian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia; also, in a general sense, a negro or black man

    Etymology: [L. Aethiops, Gr. ; to burn + face.]

  2. Ethiopian(adj)

    alt. of Ethiopic

    Etymology: [L. Aethiops, Gr. ; to burn + face.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ethiopian

    ē-thi-ō′pi-an, adj. pertaining to Ethiopia, a name given to the countries south of Egypt inhabited by the negro races.—n. a native of Ethiopia: a blackamoor—(arch.) Ethiop.—adj. Ethiop′ic.—n.pl. Ē′thiops, a term applied by the ancient chemists to certain oxides and sulphides of the metals which possessed a dull, dingy, or black appearance. [Gr. Aithiops, sun-burnt, Ethiopian—aithein, to burn, ōps, the face.]

How to pronounce Ethiopian?

  1. Alex
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How to say Ethiopian in sign language?

  1. ethiopian


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ethiopian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ethiopian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Ethiopian in a Sentence

  1. Nahum Barnea:

    It doesn't begin with the Ethiopian Israelis and it doesn't end with them, hatred of the other, or of anyone perceived as being the other, is not only deeply rooted here, but it also receives encouragement from politicians on the eve of elections.

  2. Clint Balog:

    If that's the case, that does raise the possibility that there is a similar occurrence between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents.

  3. Elisabeth Hildebrand:

    Today, Lake Turkana gets about 90 % of its water from the SW Ethiopian highlands via the Omo River, and the remaining 10 % from the western Kenyan highlands via the Turkwel and Kerio Rivers. During times past, rainfall in all these areas fluctuated, and Lake Turkana expanded and contracted as weather systems changed.

  4. Ben Caspit:

    The people who are to blame for the terrible things that the members of this lovely community have been forced to undergo on a daily basis is us, those among us who turn up their noses when an Ethiopian family enters the neighborhood, those among us who are not happy to see Ethiopian children in their children's classroom.

  5. Zemedeneh Nigatu:

    Already aviation is a major part of the Ethiopian economy and this is a financially feasible project, the country should keep its eye now on Gulf airports and carriers that are its competitors.

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