?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Previous Entry Share Next Entry
Reality Check Please
Dragon
rix_scaedu
Could I please have feedback from others as to the appropriateness of a word?

I am looking for a non-pejorative word to describe people of 'African' descent in Nai's world but not Nai's country. Part of the issue is that there would be no reason for where they come from in this world to be called Africa. I am thinking of using the word 'Zanji.'

Is there any modern connotation to this that I'm missing?

Your input would be gratefully received. Thank you.
Tags:


  • 1
Eh, my objection to 'omg that word totally means something you didn't expect' comes from some certain people trying to convince me 'poof' was a naughty word because of its connotation in their circles... Not sure if you want the details, but at that point I decided to have my words mean what I understood them to mean from conventional and well known usage, not 'any conceivable meaning someone could find under unusual circumstances'.

And a fair call on your part. :)

  • 1