occidental

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French occidental, from Latin occidentalis.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɒk.səˈdɛn.təl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

occidental (comparative more occidental, superlative most occidental)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western. [from 16th c.]
    occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.
  2. Of a gem or precious stone: of inferior value or quality. [from 18th c.]

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occidental (plural occidentals)

  1. A Western Christian of the Latin rite
    • 1921, George Weidman Groff, The Lychee and Lungan[1], Canton, page i:
      Most occidentals resident in South China have joined the Chinese in their zealous enthusiasm for the lychee.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin occidentālis.

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occidental (masculine and feminine plural occidentals)

  1. western

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(compass points) punt cardinal;

nord-oest
(n-occ)
nord
(sept)
nord-est
(n-or)
oest
(occ)
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(or)
sud-oest
(s-occ)
sud
(mer)
sud-est
(s-or)

French[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin occidentalis.

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occidental (feminine singular occidentale, masculine plural occidentaux, feminine plural occidentales)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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occidental m or f (plural occidentais)

  1. western

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

occidental m or f (plural occidentais, comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ocidental (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French occidental, Latin occidentalis.

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occidental m or n (feminine singular occidentală, masculine plural occidentali, feminine and neuter plural occidentale)

  1. western

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin occidentalis.

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /oɡθidenˈtal/, [oɣ̞.θi.ð̞ẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /oɡsidenˈtal/, [oɣ̞.si.ð̞ẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • Hyphenation: oc‧ci‧den‧tal

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occidental (plural occidentales)

  1. western
    Antonym: oriental

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occidental m or f (plural occidentales)

  1. westerner

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