Which east-African country's name
derives from a word that means "burnt face" in Greek?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
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The word Ethiopia derives from the Greek
aitho, burn, and ops, face. In English, Ethiopia was also called Abyssinia, which derives from the Arabic Habasah, which was the Arabic name for the region.
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