Definition of Danakil in English:
Another term for Afar.
- 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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