[ yem-uh-nee ]
/ ˈyɛm əˌni /
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of or relating to Yemen or its people.
noun, plural Yem·en·is (especially collectively) Yem·en·i.
a native or inhabitant of Yemen.
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Sometimes Yemenite .
Origin of Yemeni
First recorded in 1885–90; Yemen + -i suffix indicating relationship or origin
Words nearby Yemeni
yellow-yite, yelp, Yeltsin, Yeltsin, Boris, Yemen, Yemeni, Yemenite, yemmer, yen, Yenakiyeve, Yenakiyevo
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How to use Yemeni in a sentence
The ratios of trace elements boron to manganese and calcium to cesium are enough to distinguish Yemeni coffee beans from those grown in other parts of the world.How does a crop’s environment shape a food’s smell and taste?|Carolyn Beans|September 10, 2020|Science News
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.France Kills Charlie Hebdo Murderers|Nico Hines|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Over half of the remaining prisoners are Yemeni, and would presumably be shipped back there.Bergdahl Deal Could Be First Step to Emptying Gitmo|Josh Rogin|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Faisal Elnaha, the Yemeni manager of an Alabama Texaco remembers a DEA agent demanding on the morning of May 7.Is Synthetic Weed Feuling Yemen’s Terrorism?|Abby Haglage|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So was Nasir al Wuhayshi, the Yemeni firebrand who runs al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.How Al Qaeda Escaped Afghanistan and Lived to Fight Another Day|Yaniv Barzilai|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The administration would also have to figure out what do with the more than 80 Yemeni nationals at Guantanamo.Long Odds for Obama’s New Guantanamo Deadline|Josh Rogin|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Yemeni
/ (ˈjɛmənɪ) /
of or relating to Yemen or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Yemen
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