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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say african in sign language?

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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. The South African-born entrepreneur:

    I don't think you'd necessarily want to be me, i don't think people would like South African-born that much.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    Joe Biden seems to have tremendous support in the African-American community. But it's for them to decide, it's not for me to make a judgment as to how they're going to react to him.

  3. Elizabeth Nunez:

    Too many immigrants of color do not acknowledge their debt to African Americans.

  4. Julius Lutwama:

    We have so many diseases which are related to Zika, they may confer some kind of immunity to the African body.

  5. Philip Okafor:

    However, our results demonstrate that even when African-Americans came to the hospital for care, they had poorer outcomes in hospitals that treated a lower proportion of African-Americans.

Images & Illustrations of african

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