Definition of ethnogenesis in English:

ethnogenesis

noun

  • The formation or emergence of an ethnic group.

    ‘attempts to reconstruct the ethnogenesis of the peoples of Siberia’
    • ‘Bulgarian ethnogenesis ended at the end of the 9th century whereas Romanian ethnogensis ended at the beginning of the 10th century.’
    • ‘Ethnogenesis is one of the first steps toward national unity, nationality.’

Pronunciation

ethnogenesis

/ˌɛθnə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/