Annamite



of or relating to , its people, or their language.
a native of .
former name of the language Vietnamese.
a native or inhabitant of .
Formerly Annamese, Annamite. the language of , of uncertain linguistic affiliation.
of or relating to or its inhabitants.
Historical Examples

I could have kissed the annamite who was stationed there to turn the machines which rarely came.
High Adventure James Norman Hall

Champa now became for practical purposes an annamite province and in 1318 the king fled to Java for refuge.
Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3) Charles Eliot

The annamite Christians demanded forty ticals, and provisions both going and returning.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 1 of 2) Henri Mouhot

In an annamite saga a certain king wished to build a town on a site he had fixed upon.
The Science of Fairy Tales Edwin Sidney Hartland

Some damage was done to the annamite church at the end of the village.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 2 of 2) Henri Mouhot

Most of the Chinese merchants are addicted to gambling, and to the use of opium; but the annamite Christians are better conducted.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 1 of 2) Henri Mouhot

An annamite legend relates that a woodcutter found some fairies bathing at a lovely fountain.
The Science of Fairy Tales Edwin Sidney Hartland

My annamite was with me, and filled the office of interpreter, with a perfect tact which pleased the king.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 1 of 2) Henri Mouhot

The firing party consisted of a platoon of annamite tirailleurs.
Where the Strange Trails Go Down E. Alexander Powell

I went to Pinhal last month, and brought back a young annamite with me, but the poor fellow died.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 2 of 2) Henri Mouhot

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Vietnam, its people, or their language
noun
(pl) -ese. a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
the language of Vietnam, probably related to the Mon-Khmer languages
adjective
of or relating to Annam
adjective, noun
a former word for Vietnamese

1947, from Vietnam + -ese.

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