Hay 2 definiciones de afar en inglés:

Share this entry

Share this page

afar1

Saltos de línea: afar
Pronunciación: /əˈfɑː
 
/

adverbio

literary
At or to a distance: for months he had loved her from afar
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Those who had travelled from afar were allowed to carry home their treasures.
  • We drove fast, in case they thought to pull out their six-guns and drill us from afar.
  • I'd intended to be mature and sedate and demure and just wistfully watch the young guests from afar.

Origen

Middle English of feor 'from far'.

Definición de afar en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Hay 2 definiciones de afar en inglés:

Share this entry

Share this page

Afar2

Saltos de línea: Afar
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːfɑː
 
/

sustantivo (plural igual or Afars)

1A member of a people living in Djibouti and NE Ethiopia. Also called Danakil.
Example sentences
  • There are two major ethnic groups in Djibouti, the Afars (sometimes also called the Danakil) and the Somalis.
  • Moreover, beginning in 1991, tensions between Afars and the Issa-dominated government resulted in an Afar rebellion.
  • The Afars are mostly nomadic pastoralists whose grazing area extends from eastern and southern Eritrea into Ethiopia.
2 [mass noun] The Cushitic language of the Afar, with about 700,000 speakers.
Example sentences
  • There are television and radio broadcasts in the French, Afar, Somali, and Arabic languages.
  • The six islands are named in Arabic, in the local Afar language, and in French.
  • The subspecies name idaltu comes from the Afar language of Ethiopia.

adjetivo

Volver al principio  
Relating to the Afar or their language.
Example sentences
  • Bribing his way by caravan over the wastelands of the Afar province, he is not amused by the locals.
  • Ethiopian officials warned yesterday of an impending tragedy in the drought-stricken Afar region.
  • Today, the region is the home of the semi-nomadic Afar people.

Origen

from Afar qafar.

Words that rhyme with Afar

Sofar

Definición de afar en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.