Definition of Danakil in English:


Line breaks: Dana|kil
Pronunciation: /ˈdanəkɪl
, dəˈnɑːk(ə)l

noun& adjective

Another term for Afar.
More example sentences
  • Neither Christians nor Muslims eat pork; the Danakil, Oromo, and Somali avoid chicken and eggs as well.
  • ‘The Danakil rate a man by the number of men he has killed and castrated,’ says Thesiger.
  • When I returned to the Danakil country, years later, I saw cars, tarmac road, service stations and convoys of lorries carrying petrol from Assab to Addis Ababa.


from Arabic danāqil, plural of danqalī.

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