HyperDic: polynesian

English > 3 senses of the word Polynesian:
ADJECTIVEpertPolynesianof or relating to Polynesia or its people or culture
NOUNperson Polynesiana native or inhabitant of Polynesia
communicationPolynesian, Malayo-Polynesianthe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific
Polynesian > pronunciation
Soundspaa.lihniy'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Polynesian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to Polynesia or its people or culture.
Catalanpolinesi
NounsPolynesiathe islands in the eastern part of Oceania
English > Polynesian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Polynesia.
Member ofPolynesiaThe islands in the eastern part of Oceania
NarrowerFijianA native or inhabitant of Fiji
SamoanA native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands
TahitianA native or inhabitant of Tahiti
TonganA Polynesian native or inhabitant of Tonga
BroaderAustronesianA native or inhabitant of Austronesia
Spanishpolinesio
Catalanpolinesi
English > Polynesian: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific.
SynonymMalayo-Polynesian
NarrowerOceanic, Eastern Malayo-PolynesianAn eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
TonganThe Polynesian language spoken by the Tongan people
Western Malayo-PolynesianA western subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
BroaderAustronesian, Austronesian languageThe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Spanishlengua malayo-polinésica

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