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ASIATIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Asiatic mean? 

ASIATIC (noun)
  The noun ASIATIC has 1 sense:

1. a native or inhabitant of Asia

  Familiarity information: ASIATIC used as a noun is very rare.


ASIATIC (adjective)
  The adjective ASIATIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture

  Familiarity information: ASIATIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASIATIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A native or inhabitant of Asia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Asian; Asiatic

Hypernyms ("Asiatic" is a kind of...):

denizen; dweller; habitant; indweller; inhabitant (a person who inhabits a particular place)

person of color; person of colour ((formal) any non-European non-White person)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Asiatic"):

Timorese (a native or inhabitant of Timor)

Sherpa (a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers)

Singhalese; Sinhalese (a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka)

Parthian (a native or inhabitant of Parthia)

Pakistani (a native or inhabitant of Pakistan)

Nepalese; Nepali (a native or inhabitant of Nepal)

Maldivan; Maldivian (a native or inhabitant of Maldives)

Malaysian (a native or inhabitant of Malaysia)

Lebanese (a native or inhabitant of Lebanon)

Lao; Laotian (a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais)

Kuwaiti (a native or inhabitant of Kuwait)

Syrian (a native or inhabitant of Syria)

Taiwanese (a native or inhabitant of Taiwan)

Tadzhik; Tajik (a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China)

Mongoloid (a member of the Mongoloid race)

Iberian (a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus)

Dardan; Dardanian; Trojan (a native of ancient Troy)

Sri Lankan (a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka)

Singaporean (an inhabitant of Singapore)

Annamese; Vietnamese (a native or inhabitant of Vietnam)

Kazakhstani (a native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan)

Turki (any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language)

Tibetan (a native or inhabitant of Tibet)

Siamese; Tai; Thai (a native or inhabitant of Thailand)

Kurd (a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state)

Korean (a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language)

Jordanian (a native or inhabitant of Jordan)

Burmese (a native or inhabitant of Myanmar)

Bhutanese; Bhutani (a native or inhabitant of Bhutan)

Bengali ((Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus))

Bangladeshi (a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh)

Armenian (a native or inhabitant of Armenia)

Altaic (any member of the peoples speaking a language in the Altaic language group)

Afghan; Afghanistani (a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan)

Eurasian (a person of mixed European and Asian descent)

Indian (a native or inhabitant of India)

Oriental; oriental person (a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans))

Byzantine (a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire)

Cambodian; Kampuchean (a native or inhabitant of Cambodia)

Chinese (a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China)

Japanese; Nipponese (a native or inhabitant of Japan)

Israeli (a native or inhabitant of Israel)

Israelite (a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel)

Iraki; Iraqi (a native or inhabitant of Iraq)

Irani; Iranian; Persian (a native or inhabitant of Iran)

Indonesian (a native or inhabitant of Indonesia)

Hmong; Miao (a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States)

Hindoo; Hindu; Hindustani (a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India)

Malay; Malayan (a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago)

East Indian (a native or inhabitant of the East Indies)

coolie; cooly (an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer)


ASIATIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Asian; Asiatic

Context example:

Asian countries

Pertainym:

Asia (the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations)


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