Balinese


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Ba·li·nese

 (bä′lə-nēz′, -nēs′)
adj.
Of or relating to Bali or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Balinese
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Bali.
b. A person of Balinese ancestry.
2. The Indonesian language of Bali.
3. A domestic cat of a breed the resembles the Siamese, from which it was developed, except that it has a long silky coat.

[Dutch Balinees.]

Balinese

(ˌbɑːlɪˈniːz)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
3. (Peoples) of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
npl -nese
4. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Bali
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Bali
6. (Languages) the language of the people of Bali, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

Ba•li•nese

(ˌbɑ ləˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌbæl ə-)

n., pl. -nese,
adj. n.
1. a member of a people inhabiting the island of Bali in Indonesia.
2. the Austronesian language of this people.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Bali, the Balinese, or their language.
[1810–20; < Dutch Balinees]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Balinese - the Indonesian language of the people of Bali
Bahasa, Bahasa Indonesia, Indonesian - the dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia
Translations
balibalilainen
balinéz
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