The Alternative Danish Dictionary: neger

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Entry definition

neger etymology From French nègre, from Spanish negro, from Latin niger. pronunciation
  • /neːjər/, [ˈneːjɐ]
noun: {{da-noun}}
  1. (now, offensive) a dark-skinned person, especially a person of, or primarily of, Negro descent
  2. a ghostwriter
The term neger is now generally considered offensive; in its place, the term sort (black) is preferred. Synonyms: (dark-skinned, derogatory) nigger, abekat, (dark-skinned, neutral) sort, farvet, afrikaner, (ghostwriter) ghostwriter

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