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Ryukyu +‎ -an

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Ryukyuan (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or derived from Ryukyu.

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Ryukyuan (plural Ryukyuans)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Ryukyu.

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  1. Any of the traditional languages of Ryukyu, in modern times predominantly displaced by Japanese.

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