Äthiopien

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Αἰθιοπία ‎(Aithiopía), from Αἰθίοψ ‎(Aithíops, an Ethiopian), traditionally said to mean "one with a charred complexion", from αἴθω ‎(aíthō, I burn) + ὤψ ‎(ṓps, eye, face, complexion), but this is formally difficult and seems like a folk etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈti̯oːpi̯ən/
  • Hyphenation: Äthi‧o‧pi‧en

Proper noun[edit]

Äthiopien n ‎(genitive Äthiopiens, no plural)

  1. Ethiopia

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