Translation of ethnic in Spanish:


étnico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɛθnɪk//ˈɛθnɪk/


  • 1

    (concerning race)
    (group/makeup/origin) étnico
    an ethnic minority una minoría étnica
    • the conflicts are ethnic in origin los conflictos son de origen racial
    • The Muslim community in America is made up of people from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds and national origins.
    • Not one of the pledges made by the Khmer Rouge then was adhered to; they refused to disarm and continued their campaign of terror in several parts of the country, killing many of ethnic Vietnamese origin.
    • Since 1959 non-citizens within the ethnic Chinese population have been denied the right to run businesses in rural Indonesia.
    • We seek help from within the ethnic communities to give us a balance as to what we are actually seeking to achieve.
    • Individuals who belong to high-risk ethnic groups might also benefit from a genetic evaluation and counseling.
    • The company dates back to a time when they would sell their products within ethnic communities, before eventually expanding to include the other Australians.
    • Do children tend to select heroes who are of their same ethnic background?
    • The most promising developments in recent years have included the formation of historical societies within ethnic communities.
    • In recent years, rugby league has made giant strides in developing the interest and involvement in the game in indigenous and ethnic communities and its success will be on full parade on Sunday night.
    • They belonged to the same ethnic group and all were right handed.
    • All human beings were entitled to be treated equally, regardless of their ethnic or religious origins.
    • They're predominantly ethnic Chinese, who suffered greatly at the hands of the country's military.
    • Three of them are said to be of ethnic Pakistani origin.
    • They were predominantly ethnic Albanian, but from different backgrounds - farmers, politicians and retirees.
    • European law also provides protection from discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief and disability.
    • Assimilation is the process of giving up traditional ethnic identity and accepting the dominant group's culture.
    • The production and distribution of rental housing was handled within the city's ethnic communities.
    • The patients and the controls were randomly selected and belonged to the same ethnic group.
    • These policy shifts stem from struggles over social dominance among cultural and ethnic groups within the larger society.
    • The Constitution is designed to guarantee power-sharing between the country's indigenous Fijian and ethnic Indian populations.
    • And in Fiji, tensions continued between its indigenous and its ethnic Indian populations.
    • In trials on people with hypertension, sex and ethnic characteristics were generally poorly documented.
    • Kenya's rich cultural heritage is a mixture of ethnic and cultural traditions.
    • People from more than a hundred different nationalities and as many cultural and ethnic origins were subsumed under a single national identity in Israel.
    • I know that in Christchurch where it was very difficult to get representatives from within small ethnic communities, that is exactly what I did.
    • Up to 11,000 people, mainly ethnic Albanians, were killed and some 3,000 are still registered as missing.
    • He sternly reminded the airlines that it was illegal to discriminate against passengers based on their race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religion.
    • The reason for tabling the strategy was that 250,000 families of ethnic Turk origin make their living in the tobacco sector.
    • His celebration, his hopes and further aspirations should not just be seen as inspiration within the ethnic community.
    • Macedonia came close to civil war last year, when ethnic Albanians staged an uprising demanding greater rights.
    • Singaporeans have deliberately tried to suppress their ethnic Chinese cultural characteristics lest they provoke a counter-reaction from Muslims.
    • But regardless of age and status (employment, ethnic origin, marital status) women are much less likely than men to read the financial pages of the newspapers.
    • An innovative Lancashire County Council scheme aims to recruit more teachers of ethnic and black origin.
    • Hundreds of properties belonging to ethnic Chinese in Solo were burned down in 1998 just before then President Suharto stepped down.
    • He did acknowledge the emergence of a separatist movement within the ethnic Albanian population in the late 1980s.
    • Not only did a discourse of rights have to be created for Mexican immigrant farmworkers, but it also had to recognize the ethnic variation within the farmworker population.
    • As I have set out above, the school has for many years taught pupils from a wide variety of ethnic origins, cultural backgrounds and religious faiths.
    • Mexico is a country with an enormously diverse cultural, ethnic, and racial population.
    • Last year, three women of ethnic Bulgarian origin went on a hunger strike as a last resort in their desperation to seek protection from the state.
    • About 25 per cent of the university's students are Bulgarians of Turkish ethnic origin and Roma.
    • Malaysia's heritage has the distinction of being a harmonious blend of centuries-old culture, arts and traditions of different racial and ethnic communities.
    • I'm not saying that Asians should shed their ethnic traditions by assimilating within the mainstream.
    • Do not prejudge or label people because of their cultural or ethnic origin.
    • He says Germany's 2 million-plus Turks are the country's largest foreign ethnic group.
    • This is especially true for those who are temporarily occupying houses belonging to ethnic Serbs who have returned or intend to return.
    • In 1998, just before then President Suharto stepped down, unrest and arson destroyed or damaged hundreds of properties belonging to ethnic Chinese in Solo.
    • They are, instead, a subset of the country's citizens: those who belong to the ethnic Slav majority.
    • I had hoped we had moved beyond the use of ethnic characteristics as ways to ridicule people.
  • 2

    (belonging to racial minority)
    (culture/vote/art) de las minorías étnicas
    (restaurant) exótico
    they were dressed in traditional ethnic styles vestían a la manera típica de su país
    • For children aged 5 to 7 there will be a fancy dress competition with ethnic costumes and ‘painting the flag’.
    • It was while in Cornell that he began to be interested in ethnic music from India, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and also African as well as Western music.
    • Antonio Marras is excellent in creating dresses in ethnic styles.
    • The ethnic instruments we carry are used in numerous styles of traditional music, from folk to Celtic to classical.
    • He is now exploring ethnic music from around the world.
    • And despite the many different ethnic influences, the music seems to create an atmosphere that almost radiates from the CD player.
    • Dark blue walls shimmer with candlelight, a display case of market vegetables glows in the background and strains of ethnic music play at just the right level for conversation.
    • Our patterns are based on ethnic designs, and are always faithful in spirit and approach to the African originals that have influenced their design.
    • So there are now two photos of me in ethnic dress!
    • Another feature of the festival is the ethnic dress.
    • The richness of their heritage became a legacy for all and their recordings dating back to the turn of the 20th century put Irish traditional music on a par with other ethnic world music forms.
    • The festival, to be held on October 9, features ethnic foods and music, craft booths, and food vendors.