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Asian people or Asiatic people are people who descend from a portion of Asia's population. There are varieties of definition and geographical data presented by  ...

Urban Dictionary: oriental

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Can describe EITHER people or things as being from Asia. Many Americans will heatedly argue that only objects are oriental, and to call a person an oriental is ...

When and why did the word 'Oriental' become offensive? - Quora

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Rugs are oriental; people aren't. Referring to people as "oriental" exoticizes their culture and background. The negative connotations are mostly those that ...

Is the word 'Orient,' when referring to Asia, considered offensive ...

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The gradual decline in usage of the term over the latter half of the 20th century was mostly uneventful, with few oriental people feeling demeaned enough by the  ...

"Oriental:" Death of a Semi-Slur | Dialect Blog

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Sep 19, 2013 ... I have also heard the word Oriental as a noun or adjective referring to people more often in this country than I have in the US (mostly from ...

Yo! Is This Racist? | referring to asian people as "oriental" (i am...

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Nov 11, 2011 ... Anonymous said: referring to asian people as "oriental" (i am pretty sure this is racist but somebody once asked me to explain why and i came ...

Five Racial Terms to Avoid - Race Relations - About.com

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He added that people link the term to old stereotypes of Asians and the era when the United States government passed exclusion acts to keep Asian people ...

Oriental - definition of oriental by The Free Dictionary

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1. often Oriental Of or relating to the countries of the Orient or their peoples or cultures; ... Evenki, Ewenki - a member of the people inhabiting an area of northern ...

Oriental person - definition of oriental person by The Free Dictionary

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Noun 1. oriental person - a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as ... Evenki, Ewenki - a member of the people inhabiting an area of northern ...

Oriental | Definition of Oriental by Merriam-Webster

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1 sometimes offensive :asian Hint: In the past, this word was not considered offensive when applied to Asian people. In recent years, however, many people ...

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Oriental: Rugs or People? | NYU Livewire

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ljl260@nyu.edu. The first time I felt the full force behind the word Oriental, I was 13. My music teacher was explaining the phrasing of a difficult passage to my ...

'Oriental': Rugs, Not People : NPR

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Sep 2, 2009 ... But another bill that caught our attention strikes the term Oriental from all state documents, one referring to people of Asian or Pacific islander ...

Why is it offensive to call an Asian person 'Oriental?' - Quora

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TLDR: The term Orient assumes how we understand people, who look different than "us", (no points for guessing who are these "us") by conflating their ...