Arakanese

noun

Ar·​a·​ka·​nese
¦arəkə¦nēz,
-ēs
plural Arakanese
1
a
: a Burmese people of the western Arakan coastlands of Myanmar
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Arakanese

Word History

Etymology

Arakan, division of Lower Burma + English -ese

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“Arakanese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arakanese. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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