ethnical

[eth-ni-kuhl]
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or concerned with ethnology.

Origin:
1540–50; ethnic + -al1

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ethnic or ethnical (ˈɛθnɪk)
 
adj
1.  relating to or characteristic of a human group having racial, religious, linguistic, and certain other traits in common
2.  relating to the classification of mankind into groups, esp on the basis of racial characteristics
3.  denoting or deriving from the cultural traditions of a group of people: the ethnic dances of Slovakia
4.  characteristic of another culture: the ethnic look; ethnic food
 
n
5.  chiefly (US), (Austral) a member of an ethnic group, esp a minority group
 
[C14 (in the senses: heathen, Gentile): from Late Latin ethnicus, from Greek ethnikos, from ethnos race]
 
usage  Referring to a person as an ethnic is broadly acceptable in the US, Australia and Canada, but could well cause offence in the UK and elsewhere
 
ethnical or ethnical
 
adj
 
n
 
[C14 (in the senses: heathen, Gentile): from Late Latin ethnicus, from Greek ethnikos, from ethnos race]
 
usage  Referring to a person as an ethnic is broadly acceptable in the US, Australia and Canada, but could well cause offence in the UK and elsewhere
 
'ethnically or ethnical
 
adv
 
ethnicity or ethnical
 
n

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Nonreligious people are the essential part of any ethnical group in bashkortostan.
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