HyperDic: formosan

English > 2 senses of the word Formosan:
ADJECTIVEpertFormosan, Taiwanese, Chineseof or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language
NOUNcommunicationFormosanthe Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa
English > Formosan: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language.
SynonymsTaiwanese, Chinese
Spanishtaiwanés
Catalantaiwanès
NounsFormosaan island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
English > Formosan: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa.
NarrowerPaiwanicA Formosan language
Tayalic, AtayalicA language spoken by a Malaysian people on Formosa
TsouicA Formosan language
BroaderAustronesian, Austronesian languageThe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Spanishlengua formosana

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