Beninese

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Benin +‎ -ese

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛnɪˈniːz/
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  • Rhymes: -iːz

Noun[edit]

Beninese (plural Beninese)

  1. A person from Benin or of Beninese descent.
    • 2016, Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad, Fleet (2017), pages 147-148:
      “They wanted to know what part of Africa my parents hailed from,” Caesar said. “How was I to know? He said I had the nose of a Beninese.”
    Hypernyms: African, sub-Saharan

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Adjective[edit]

Beninese (comparative more Beninese, superlative most Beninese)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Benin, the Beninese people.

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