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  • n. Plural form of ethnonym.


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  • Note too that modern Persian invariably forms ethnonyms by adding -i, as in Fârs/Fârsi and Amrikâ/Amrikâyi

    Contradictions with authors' accounts of Etruscan word Rasna

  • Bathrobe, the phenomenon you're referring to is largely pre-imperial, not imperial: it's true that ethnonyms like "man" (蠻), referring to non-Chinese people on the southern frontiers, include radicals for animals or other creatures (in this case, the radical is the one used for insects and snakes, which were associated with the south). CHINESE 'JEW.'

  • There are a number of derogatory ethnonyms coined in the imperial period, and among the most well-known are Xiongnu (匈奴), literally "Hunnish slaves" and Xianbei (鮮卑), literally "low-born people from the Korean peninsula." CHINESE 'JEW.'

  • A better argument might be that people have become more aware of and/or sensitive to choices of ethnonyms in recent decades. CHINESE 'JEW.'

  • The Chinese, in other words, had notably non-racist ethnonyms for the Jews long before the coinage of "Youtai." CHINESE 'JEW.'

  • I kinda assumed that this was a question of one or more of those words coming from another language as often happens with ethnonyms and toponyms, but it may be simpler to assume another error. INTERPRETING KU.

  • The cataloger will standardize ethnonyms usage across the artifact and archives databases, applying established Smithsonian terminology.


  • It was not until several years later that the term took its place beside other ethnonyms in the Soviet Union, provoking debate and opposition in the Soviet Uighur press.

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