Associations to the word «Somali»

Wiktionary

SOMALI, proper noun. A Cushitic language spoken mainly in Somalia and eastern Ethiopia.
SOMALI, noun. A person from Somalia or of Somali descent.
SOMALI, noun. A domestic cat breed.
SOMALI, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Somalia, the Somali people or language.

Dictionary definition

SOMALI, noun. A member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia.
SOMALI, noun. The Cushitic language spoken by the Somali.
SOMALI, adjective. Of or relating to the African republic of Somalia or its people or their language and culture; "Somali coffee is excellent".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats