Adjective "yemeni" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈjɛməni/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to Yemen or its people.
  1. 'Probably half the people on the list are Saudi and one-third are Yemeni.'
  2. 'On 22 May 1990 the new Yemeni nation was born.'
  3. 'Allegedly, he orchestrated the attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden.'

noun

A native or inhabitant of Yemen, or a person of Yemeni descent.
  1. 'If you take that literally enough, almost any Yemeni is guilty.'
  2. 'More than half of all Yemenis are small farmers.'

Definitions

1. a native or inhabitant of Yemen. adjective

2. of or relating to Yemen or its people.

More examples(as adjective)

"officials can be yemeni."

"tribes can be yemeni."

"presidents can be yemeni."

"tribesmen can be yemeni."

"capitals can be yemeni."

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Origin

(Yemenite)