Fijian


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Fi·ji·an

 (fē′jē-ən, fĭ-jē′-)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Fiji.
b. A person of Fijian ancestry.
2. The Austronesian language of Fiji.
adj.
Of or relating to Fiji or its people, language, or culture.

Fijian

(fiːˈdʒiːən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of the indigenous people of mixed Melanesian and Polynesian descent inhabiting Fiji
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
adj
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Fiji or its inhabitants
4. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Fiji or its inhabitants
Also: Fiji

Fi•ji•an

(ˈfi dʒi ən, fɪˈdʒi ən)

n.
1.
a. a member of the Melanesian people of Fiji.
b. the Austronesian language or group of languages spoken by this people.
2. any native or inhabitant of Fiji.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Fiji, its inhabitants, or their language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fijian - a native or inhabitant of FijiFijian - a native or inhabitant of Fiji  
Fiji, Republic of Fiji - an independent state within the British Commonwealth located on the Fiji Islands
Polynesian - a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
2.Fijian - the Oceanic language spoken on Fiji
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic - an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
Adj.1.Fijian - of or relating to Fiji or its people or language or culture; "the Fijian population"; "Fijian folktales"
Translations
FidschiFidschianerFidschianerinfidschianisch

Fijian

[fɪˈdʒiːən]
A. ADJde (las Islas) Fiji
B. N (= person) → nativo/a m/f de (las Islas) Fiji, habitante mf de (las Islas) Fiji

Fijian

adjfidschianisch
n
Fidschiinsulaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Fidschianisch nt
References in classic literature ?
and the Fijian would sigh and say, "Where's your missionary?
The request may be anything from a human life to a tribal alliance, and no Fijian is so dead to honor as to deny the request when once the tooth has been accepted.
Maybe he grew tired of being God, or maybe it was because the Fijian decamped with the six thousand pounds in the royal treasury; but at any rate the Second Reformed Wesleyans got him, and his entire kingdom went Wesleyan.
On one Fijian island, the expedition members were honored with a war-club dance depicting historic and mythical battles.
They will help us drive industry growth, create new jobs and deliver better prices and new services to Fijian consumers, and to visitors to Fiji who are roaming onto Vodafone's 3G network.
The Fijian Government will continue to support the development of Fiji s meteorological services because of the critical role that the Fiji Meteorological Service plays in the country and in the region.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- The Fijian government is on standby to pull out Fiji's peacekeepers in South Sudan if the African country's civil war escalates, local media reported Monday.
By focusing on urban Fijian men's gambling on international thoroughbred races, I argue that this type of betting gives an important insight into local engagements with global capitalism.
Offerings Include The Absolute Source Organic Pink Fijian Ginger Tea & The Absolute Source Pink Fijian Ginger Incense
Making the announcement in the Fijian Capital, Suva today, Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO Andre Viljoen said the introduction of direct Singapore flights was excellent news for Fiji Airways customers and all Fijians.
OTTAWA (CyHAN)- Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has sent a congratulatory message to his newly-elected Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, the Fijian government announced Saturday.
The capital city was full of Australian and Fijian fans and despite the grey skies the streets were a brilliant sea of blue and yellow as supporters awaited the high-pressure clash in the Fanzone.