כושי

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Hebrew[edit]

Adjective[edit]

כּוּשִׁי (kúshim sg indef.

  1. (literally) Kushite, Cushite: of, from, or pertaining to Kush in ancient northwestern Africa.
  2. (offensive, by extension) Black: being a black person.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (black): This adjective is often pejorative and is usually considered offensive; it is perhaps comparable to English Negro or colored.

Noun[edit]

כּוּשִׁי (kúshim

  1. (literally) A (male) Kushite, Cushite.
  2. (offensive, by extension) A (male) black person.

Usage notes[edit]

  • See the usage notes for the adjective, above.