Polynesian



[pol-uh-nee-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌpɒl əˈni ʒən, -ʃən/

adjective
1.
of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their languages.
noun
2.
a member of any of a number of peoples originating from and inhabiting , and speaking closely related Austronesian languages.
3.
the easternmost group of Austronesian languages, including Maori, Tahitian, Samoan, Hawaiian, and the language of Easter Island.
/ˌpɒlɪˈniːʒən; -ʒɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Polynesia, its people, or any of their languages
noun
2.
a member of the people that inhabit Polynesia, generally of Caucasoid features with light skin and wavy hair
3.
a branch of the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages, including Māori and Hawaiian and a number of other closely related languages of the S and central Pacific

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