What is another word for negus?

Pronunciation: [nˈɛɡəs] (IPA)

Negus is a unique word that holds a particular significance in the Ethiopian culture. It refers to a ruler or king in Ethiopia, dating back to the 17th century. While there are no precise synonyms for negus, many similar words indicate a potent leader or ruler. Some examples of synonyms for negus include potentate, monarch, emperor, sultan, czar, rajah, pharaoh, and ruler. All of these words imply a powerful and influential leader who holds significant sway over their people. However, Negus remains a uniquely Ethiopian term that carries a strong cultural, historical, and political connotation.

Synonyms for Negus:

What are the hypernyms for Negus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Negus?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the meronyms for Negus?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for negus (as nouns)

Usage examples for Negus

He sat by himself, with a glass of port wine negus, and a spoon; sipping and stirring, and meditating and sipping, until nothing was left but the spoon.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
"Yes, sir; but it is always his throat Mr. Moore is most anxious about; and when he found himself husky this morning, he would take nothing but a raw egg beaten up and a little port-wine negus; and now he won't speak-he will only write on a piece of paper.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
I'm bad enough, I dare say, and between ourselves I do like a glass of hot port wine negus with plenty of nutmeg; but I am not so bad as they say, am I, my dear?"
"The Master of the Ceremonies"
George Manville Fenn

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