Orientalist
Orientalist O`ri*en"tal*ist, n. [Cf. F. orientaliste.] [1913 Webster] 1. An inhabitant of the Eastern parts of the world; an Oriental. [1913 Webster]

2. One versed in Eastern languages, literature, etc.; as, the Paris Congress of Orientalists. --Sir J. Shore. [1913 Webster]


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  • Orientalist — Ein Orientalist ist ein Wissenschaftler auf dem Gebiet der Orientalistik. Orientalisten befassen sich je nach ihrer Ausrichtung mit vergangenen oder gegenwärtigen Sprach und Kulturräumen des vorderen Orients. Tätigkeit Die wissenschaftliche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • orientalist — UK [ˌɔːrɪˈent(ə)lɪst] / US [ˌɔrɪˈent(ə)lɪst] noun [countable] Word forms orientalist : singular orientalist plural orientalists someone from a western country who studies the languages, cultures, or history of the countries of eastern Asia …   English dictionary

  • orientalist — noun /ˌɔriˈɛntəlɪst/ a person (especially a scholar) interested in the orient Which is rendred somewhat more probable by that very learned Orientalist Dr. Pocok, who tells us the Arabick verb Hausch answering to the Hebrew חיש signifies three… …   Wiktionary

  • orientalist — [[t]ɔ͟ːrie̱ntəlɪst[/t]] orientalists N COUNT An orientalist is someone from the West who studies the language, culture, history, or customs of countries in eastern Asia …   English dictionary

  • orientalist — oriental ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of, from, or characteristic of the Far East. ► NOUN often offensive ▪ a person of Far Eastern descent. DERIVATIVES orientalism noun orientalist noun orientalize (also orientalise) verb orientally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • orientalist — noun or adjective see orientalism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Orientalist — See Orientalism. * * * …   Universalium

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