Iraya

noun

Ira·​ya
iˈräyə,
-rīə
plural Iraya or Irayas
1
a
: a predominantly pagan people inhabiting the mountainous interior of northern Mindoro in the Philippines
b
: a member of such people
2
: the Austronesian language of the Iraya people

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from Iraya, person, human being

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“Iraya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iraya. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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