Adjective (or plural noun 'allochtonen') meaning "Muslim" Also: "foreign, inferior, criminal."
The word is fabricated from Greek ἀλλος (other) and χθον (ground), and was designed to sound polite, correct and scientific.
Pronunciation: allah-(quickly clear throat as if about to spit)-TOEN; plural allahg-TOE-nin.
See Also: Dutch Royal House
The Greeks never used this word. Athenians called immigrants 'metics' and granted them rights. Foreigners were βαρβαροi, that is, like Conan. Or ξενοι, which had a positive connotation. Xenophobic is essentially a pejorative.