Tribe vs Dusun - What's the difference?

tribe | dusun |


As nouns the difference between tribe and dusun

is that tribe is a socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people while dusun is a member of the dusun.

As a verb tribe

is to distribute into tribes or classes; to categorize.

As a proper noun dusun is

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

tribe

English

(wikipedia tribe)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people.
  • (anthropology) A society larger than a band but smaller than a state.
  • The collective noun for various animals.
  • (taxonomy) A hierarchal rank between family and genus.
  • (stock breeding) A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line.
  • the Duchess tribe of shorthorns

    Derived terms

    * tribal * tribelet

    See also

    * ethnic *

    Verb

    (trib)
  • To distribute into tribes or classes; to categorize.
  • * Archbishop Nicolson
  • Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed .

    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.