Luchuan

noun

Lu·​chu·​an
lüˈchüən
plural -s
: a native of the Ryukyu islands related to the Japanese but with a Malayan or Ainu admixture

Word History

Etymology

from Luchu islands (Ryukyu islands), southwest of Kyushu, Japan + English -an

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“Luchuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Luchuan. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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