Palestinian vs Sanur - What's the difference?

palestinian | sanur |

As an adjective palestinian

is of, from, or pertaining to palestine or the palestinian people.

As a noun palestinian

is an inhabitant of palestine or an arab descending from that area.

As a proper noun sanur is

a palestinian town in the northern west bank.



Alternative forms

* (archaic)


(en adjective)
  • Of, from, or pertaining to Palestine or the Palestinian people.
  • Synonyms


    Usage notes

    Prior to 1948 , "Palestinian" was used in reference to the whole area known at that time as Palestine before the establishment of the State of Israel. For example, today’s English?language Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post'' was called ''The Palestine Post'' under the ; also the ''Palestinian Orchestra was a Jewish orchestra.


    (en noun)
  • An inhabitant of Palestine or an Arab descending from that area.
  • An inhabitant of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, legally governed by the .
  • Synonyms

    * Filastini * Philistinian * Pal, Pally (informal) * Falestinian, Filastinian (rare) * Fakestinian, Palestinkian (derogatory and hence offensive)

    Derived terms

    *pan-Palestinian *Palestinophile *Palestinophilia *Palestinophilic *Palestinian Arabic



    (wikipedia Sanur)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank
  • a town on the Indonesian island of Bali