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So·ma·li

 (sō-mä′lē)
n. pl. Somali or So·ma·lis
1. A native or inhabitant of Somalia.
2. A member of a traditionally Muslim people of Somalia and adjacent parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea, and Djibouti.
3. The Cushitic language of the Somali and an official language of Somalia.

So·ma′li adj.
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Somali

(səʊˈmɑːlɪ)
npl -lis or -li
1. (Peoples) a member of a tall dark-skinned people inhabiting Somalia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Cushitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages
adj
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Somalia, the Somalis, or their language
4. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Somalia, the Somalis, or their language
5. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Somalia, the Somalis, or their language
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So•ma•li

(soʊˈmɑ li, sə-)

n., pl. -lis, (esp. collectively) -li.
1. a member of a traditionally pastoral people of Somalia, Djibouti, E Ethiopia, and NW Kenya.
2. the Cushitic language of the Somali.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Somali - a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting SomaliaSomali - a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
2.Somali - the Cushitic language spoken by the Somali
Cushitic - a group of languages spoken in Ethiopia and Somalia and northwestern Kenya and adjacent regions
Adj.1.Somali - of or relating to the African republic of Somalia or its people or their language and culture; "Somali coffee is excellent"
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Translations
Somálecsomálskýsomálština
somalisomaliersomalisk
somalialainensomalin kieli
Somalijacsomalijski
ソマリアのソマリア人ソマリア語
소말리아의소말리어소말리족
somaliersomalisksomaliska
เกี่ยวกับประเทศโซมาเลียชาวโซมาเลียภาษาโซมาเลีย
người Somalithuộc nước/người/tiếng Somalitiếng Somali

Somali

[səʊˈmɑːlɪ]
A. ADJsomalí
B. Nsomalí mf
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Somali

[səʊˈmɑːli]
adjsomali(e), somalien(ne)
n
(= person) → Somali(e) m/f, Somalien(ne) m/f
(= language) → somali m
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Somali

adjsomali; person, culture, institutionsomalisch; he is Somalier ist Somalier
n
Somali mf, → Somalier(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Somali nt
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Somali

[səʊˈmɑːlɪ] adj & nsomalo/a
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Somali

اللغة الصومالية, صُومَالِيّ Somálec, somálský, somálština somali, somalier, somalisk Somali, Somalier, somalisch Σομαλικά, σομαλικός, Σομαλός somalí somalialainen, somalin kieli somali, Somalien Somalijac, somalijski somalo ソマリアの, ソマリア人, ソマリア語 소말리아의, 소말리어, 소말리족 Somaliër, Somalisch somalier, somalisk język somalijski, Somalijczyk, somalijski somali сомали, сомалиец, сомалийский somalier, somalisk, somaliska เกี่ยวกับประเทศโซมาเลีย, ชาวโซมาเลีย, ภาษาโซมาเลีย Somali, Somalice, Somalili người Somali, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Somali, tiếng Somali 索马里人, 索马里的, 索马里语
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