noun Ar·a·ka·nese \¦arəkə¦nēz, -ēs\

Definition of Arakanese



  1. 1a :  a Burmese people of the western Arakan coastlands of Burma who have been strongly influenced by contact with Islamic culture in India b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Arakanese

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Origin and Etymology of arakanese

Arakan, division of Lower Burma + English -ese

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to cast off or become cast off

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