oriental

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Oriental.

Adjective[edit]

oriental (comparative more oriental, superlative most oriental)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Oriental

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NW N NE
W Compass rose simple plain.svg E
SW S SE
n-occ sept n-or
occ Compass rose simple plain.svg or
s-occ mer s-or

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Noun[edit]

oriental (plural orientals)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Oriental

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References[edit]

  • The Chambers Dictionary, Edinburgh: Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, 1998, published 2000, →ISBN
  • The Oxford Illustrated Dictionary, Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1975, published 1976
  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English, London: Oxford University Press, 1974, published 1974, →ISBN
  • oriental at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin orientalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

oriental (masculine and feminine plural orientals)

  1. eastern
    Synonym: de l'est

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(compass points) punt cardinal;

nord-oest
(n-occ)
nord
(sept)
nord-est
(n-or)
oest
(occ)
Compass rose simple plain.svg est
(or)
sud-oest
(s-occ)
sud
(mer)
sud-est
(s-or)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin orientālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

oriental (feminine orientale, masculine plural orientaux, feminine plural orientales)

  1. (relational) Far East
  2. (relational) the Orient; Asiatic

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Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: oryantal

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

oriental m or f (plural orientais)

  1. eastern
    Antonym: occidental

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin orientalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

oriental m (feminine singular orientala, masculine plural orientals, feminine plural orientalas)

  1. eastern
    Antonym: occidental

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin orientalis. By surface analysis, oriente +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: o‧ri‧en‧tal

Adjective[edit]

oriental m or f (plural orientais)

  1. east; eastern (relating to or located in the east)
  2. Eastern; Oriental (relating to Asia and Asian culture)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:oriental.

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Noun[edit]

oriental m or f (plural orientais)

  1. native or inhabitant of Asia
  2. (Brazil, historical) someone from Uruguay

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:oriental.

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Further reading[edit]

  • oriental” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French oriental, Latin orientalis.

Adjective[edit]

oriental m or n (feminine singular orientală, masculine plural orientali, feminine and neuter plural orientale)

  1. eastern

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin orientalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oɾjenˈtal/, [o.ɾjẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • Hyphenation: o‧rien‧tal
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

oriental (plural orientales)

  1. eastern
    Antonym: occidental
  2. Oriental
  3. (dated, Argentina) Uruguayan

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Noun[edit]

oriental m or f (plural orientales)

  1. easterner

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