כושי

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

כּוּשִׁי (kúshi)

  1. Kushite, Cushite: of, from, or pertaining to Kush in ancient northeastern Africa.

Noun[edit]

כּוּשִׁי (kúshim

  1. A (male) Kushite, Cushite.

Etymology 2[edit]

Semantic loan from Ancient Greek Αἰθίοψ (Aithíops).

Adjective[edit]

כּוּשִׁי (kúshi)

  1. (offensive) 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. (offensive, by extension) A (male) black person.
Usage notes[edit]
  • See the usage notes for the adjective, above.