Ethnic vs Dusun - What's the difference?

ethnic | dusun |


As nouns the difference between ethnic and dusun

is that ethnic is an ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community while dusun is a member of the dusun.

As an adjective ethnic

is of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.

As a proper noun dusun is

a tribe or ethnic and linguistic group in sabah, malaysia, with some similarities to the kadazan.

ethnic

English

Alternative forms

* ethnick (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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
  • (historical) Heathen, not Judeo-Christian-Muslim.
  • Derived terms

    * antiethnic * ethnic cleansing * ethnic group * ethnic minority

    Synonyms

    * (culturally foreign) exotic * (heathen) pagan, gentile

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community.
  • An ethnic minority. (rfex)
  • (archaic) A heathen, a pagan.
  • *
  • ..for the learned know that even in St. Jerome's time, the consul of Rome and his wife were both Ethnics , and about the same time the greatest part of the senate also...
  • * 1641 . .
  • ...And the people of God, redeemed and washed with Christ's blood, and dignified with so many glorious titles of saints and sons in the Gospel, are now no better reputed than impure ethnics and lay dogs...
  • (in classical scholarship ) the demonym of an Ancient Greek city
  • * 2006 . Cohen. The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin & North Africa , 151.
  • "Coinage with the ethnic ????????? ???? ???????? survives from the mid-second century A.D."

    dusun

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun) (wikipedia Dusun)
  • A tribe or ethnic and linguistic group in Sabah, Malaysia, with some similarities to the Kadazan.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of the Dusun.