Laotian


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La·o·tian

 (lā-ō′shən, lou′shən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Laos or its people, language, or culture.
2. Of or relating to the Lao people.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Laos.
b. A person of Laotian ancestry.
2. A Lao.

Laotian

(ˈlaʊʃɪən) or

Lao

npl Laotians, Lao or Laos
1. (Peoples) a member of a Buddhist people of Laos and NE Thailand, related to the Thais
2. (Languages) the language of this people, closely related to Thai
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos
4. (Languages) of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos
5. (Placename) of or relating to this people or their language or to Laos

La•o•tian

(leɪˈoʊ ʃən, ˈlaʊ ʃən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Laos.
2. Lao.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Laos or its inhabitants.
[< French laotien]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Laotian - a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao languageLaotian - a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Laos - a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Adj.1.Laotian - of or relating to Laos or its people; "the Laotian Prime Minister"; "Laotian refugees"
Translations

Laotian

[ˈlaʊʃɪən]
A. ADJlaosiano
B. Nlaosiano/a m/f

Laotian

[leɪˈəʊʃən]
adjlaotien(ne)
n
(= person) → Laotien(ne) m/f
(= language) → laotien m

Laotian

adjlaotisch
nLaote m, → Laotin f

Laotian

[ˈlaʊʃɪən] adj & nlaotiano/a
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