Mangarevan

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adjective

Mang·​a·​re·​van
¦mäŋ(g)ə¦rāvən
1
a
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the island of Mangareva or the Gambier Islands
b
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of Mangareva or the Gambier Islands
2
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Mangarevan language

Mangarevan

2 of 2

noun

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plural Mangarevans
1
: a native or inhabitant of Mangareva or the Gambier Islands
2
: the Mangarevan language compare austronesian , polynesian

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Mangareva island, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia + English -an

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“Mangarevan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mangarevan. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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