Hakka

noun
Hak·​ka | \ ˈhäkˈkä, ˈhakə \
plural Hakka or Hakkas

Definition of Hakka

1a : a people of the Yellow River plain that migrated into the hilly areas of southeastern China possibly during the T'ang dynasty
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Chinese spoken in part of Kwangtung province

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“Hakka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hakka. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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