See also: fijian

EnglishEdit

 
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Fijian edition of Wiktionary

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EtymologyEdit

Fiji +‎ -an

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: fē-jē'ən, IPA(key): /fiːˈdʒiːən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːən

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Fijian (plural Fijians)

  1. A person from Fiji or of Fijian descent.

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AdjectiveEdit

Fijian (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to Fiji, or its language or people.
    • 1871, George Eliot [pseudonym; Mary Ann Evans], chapter III, in Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, volume I, Edinburgh; London: William Blackwood and Sons, OCLC 948783829, book I (Miss Brooke), pages 37–38:
      [S]he wore her brown hair flatly braided and coiled behind so as to expose the outline of her head in a daring manner at a time when public feeling required the meagreness of nature to be dissimulated by tall barricades of frizzed curls and bows, never surpassed by any great race except the Feejeean.

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Fijian

  1. an Austronesian language of the Malayo-Polynesian family spoken on Fiji. It has 650,000 speakers, including second language users.

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