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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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Fijian

adjfidschianisch
n
Fidschiinsulaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Fidschianisch nt
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In this he was aided and abetted by a renegade Fijian. This lasted five years.
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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.
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"We use the techniques that shape traditional Fijian cuisine," he says.
A tantalizing blend of fresh produce, aromatic spices and local cooking methods, Fijian cuisine remains a mystery to most.
Sahlins' notion of 'structure of the conjuncture' and the personal narratives of my interlocutors as an analytical focus, 1 reveal how these Fiji Islanders have appropriated and creatively used the historical circumstances as well as discourses of Fijian culture that enabled Britain to recruit soldiers in Fiji to pursue their individual projects and ambitions.
The Fijian rugby team, the world rugby Sevens champions, will be the special guests at the finals of the Qatar Rugby Sevens League which be held at the Aspire Warm Up Track in Doha on November 25.
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