orientalist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

orient + -ist

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Noun[edit]

orientalist (plural orientalists)

  1. a person (especially a scholar) interested in the orient
    • 1684, George Bright, preface to The works of the Reverend and learned John Lightfoot D. D.
      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 things, viz. to hast, to fear, to be ashamed.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

orientalist c

  1. an orientalist

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