Falasha "dark-skinned Jewish tribe of Abyssinia," 1710, from Ethiopian, lit. "exiled, wanderer, immigrant," from falasa "he wandered."

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  • Falasha — ou Falacha population, dont l origine est discutée, du N. de l éthiopie (leur nom, en amharique, signifie séparé , différent ). Ils parlent l amharique, langue sémitique. Professant un judaïsme archaïque, ils ont été reconnus comme juifs par les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • falasha — adj. y n. Judío de origen etíope …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Falasha — [fə lä′shə] n. [Eth, lit., immigrant] a member of a people living chiefly in Ethiopia and practicing a form of the Jewish faith: also called Ethiopian Jew: the group calls itself Beta Israel, “the House of Israel” …   English World dictionary

  • Falasha — /fah lah sheuh, feuh /, n., pl. Falashas, (esp. collectively) Falasha. a member of an Ethiopian people who speak a Hamitic language and who practice a form of Judaism. * * * Jewish Ethiopians. The Falasha call themselves House of Israel and claim …   Universalium

  • Falasha — Falashas Falashas Beta Israel Un jeune Falash Mura en Éthiopie, en 2005 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • falasha — fəˈläshə noun (plural falasha or falashas) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Amharic fälasha, from fälasi sojourner, stranger 1. : a people in Ethiopia that are Jewish in religion but similar in biological type to the Galla 2. : a membe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Falasha — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Vielleicht bin ich überempfindlich, aber der Artikel kommt bei mir teil herablassend rüber. Außerdem Ausdrücke wie Re Konversionsprozess zum Judentum durchgeführt, den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • falasha — {{#}}{{LM F17325}}{{〓}} {{[}}falasha{{]}} ‹fa·la·sha› {{《}}▍ adj.inv./s.com.{{》}} {{♂}}Referido a un judío,{{♀}} que es de origen etíope: • Miles de falashas fueron trasladados desde Etiopía a Israel.{{○}} {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} De origen… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Falasha — noun (plural sha or shas) Etymology: Amharic fälaša Date: 1710 a member of a people of highland Ethiopia who practice a variety of Judaism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Falasha — [fə lα:ʃə] noun (plural same or Falashas) a member of a group of people in Ethiopia who hold the Jewish faith. Origin Amharic, lit. exile, immigrant …   English new terms dictionary

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