a person who is a member of an ethnic group
cultural, ethnic, ethnical(adj)
denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
"influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"
heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic(adj)
not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
a member of an ethnic group.
An ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community
An ethnic minority
A heathen, a pagan
Of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.
There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands
Belonging to a foreign culture.
I like to eat ethnic food
Heathen, not Judeo-Christian.
Origin: From ethnique, from ethnicus ("pagan", "heathen"), from ἐθνικός, from ἔθνος.
alt. of Ethnical
a heathen; a pagan
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, eth′nik, -al, adj. concerning nations or races: pertaining to the heathen.—ns. Eth′nic, a heathen; Eth′nicism, heathenism; Ethnog′rapher.—adj. Ethnograph′ic.—n. Ethnog′raphy, the scientific description of the races of the earth.—adj. Ethnolog′ical.—adv. Ethnolog′ically.—ns. Ethnol′ogist; Ethnol′ogy, the science that treats of the varieties of the human race. [L.,—Gr. ethnos, a nation; Gr. graphē, writing, logia, discourse.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3961
Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Adjectives Frequency: #533
The numerical value of Ethnic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Ethnic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is a very great risk of ethnic conflict.
Religious communities, ethnic groups, historical figures are all off-limits.
The gunmen are composed of all ethnic groups and are from different provinces of Burundi.
The rules in this deadly game now can change so easily, there is a very great risk of ethnic conflict.
No one should face discrimination or violence because of their ethnic background or religious beliefs.
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Translations for Ethnic
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- езически, етническиBulgarian
- ètnic, pagàCatalan, Valencian
- eksotisk, etnisk, fremmed, hedningDanish
- etnica, etnicoItalian
- vreemd, etnisch, exotisch, vreemdelingDutch
- etniskNorwegian Nynorsk
- étnica, étnicoPortuguese
- языческий, этнический, этническойRussian
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