Origin of negusafter Colossians Francis Negus (died 1732), who concocted it
Origin of NegusAmharic n?g??, king
Origin of negusAfter Francis Negus (died 1732), English army officer
Origin of NegusAmharic nəgus from Ge'ez nəguś king, ruler verbal adjective of nagśa to rule, become king ngś
Named from Colonel Francis Negus (died 1732), its creator.
- (historical) A ruler of Ethiopia or of a province of Ethiopia; specifically, the supreme ruler of Ethiopia before 1974.
From Amharic áŠ•áŒ‰áˆ¥ (n'gus, “king").