orientalist definition

  • noun:
    • you (especially a scholar) thinking about the orient
    • An inhabitant associated with Eastern parts of the world; an Oriental.
    • One versed in Eastern languages, literature, etc..
    • [cap. or lowercase] An inhabitant of some east the main world; an Oriental.
    • [capitalized] person who is versed inside languages and literature associated with East: in opposition to Occidentalist.
    • an expert in oriental subjects

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