Definitions for ethnic
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ethnic.
a person who is a member of an ethnic group
cultural, ethnic, ethnicaladjective
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, ethnicadjective
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.
Etymology: 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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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
Since at least March 2017, local authorities dramatically escalated their decades-long campaign of repression against Uyghur Muslims and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups, including ethnic Kazakhs and ethnic Kyrgyz.
Young children may find it difficult to chew a whole hard fruit, or eat it with the skin, there is also the issue about … whether soda may squeeze out fruit juice consumption in older children or in children from specific ethnic backgrounds.
The gunmen are composed of all ethnic groups and are from different provinces of Burundi.
In the age of knowledge and global socioeconomic exchange, goodwill and trade relations are far important to national prosperity and stability than land or military power. Socioeconomic systems that are built on exclusive ideologies, religious or ethnic purities are breeding grounds for extremism and will eventually lead to civil and international conflicts. Those countries must change or fail.
I think people need to remember that we're talking about cities like Kharkiv and Mariupol and Kyiv, there are large populations there, you know, up to a third and sometimes as much to a half that are Russian speakers and are ethnic Russians. And yet Putin doesn't seem to care about that. He slaughters the very people he said he has come to liberate.
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- езически, етническиBulgarian
- pagà, ètnicCatalan, Valencian
- eksotisk, fremmed, hedning, etniskDanish
- etnico, etnicaItalian
- vreemd, etnisch, exotisch, vreemdelingDutch
- etniskNorwegian Nynorsk
- étnica, étnicoPortuguese
- этнической, этнический, языческийRussian
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