Min-chia

noun
\ ˈminjēˈä, -nˈjä \
plural Min-chia

Definition of Min-chia

1a : a people constituting a sinicized remnant of the Tai of southwest China
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Min-chia people

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History and Etymology for Min-chia

Chinese (Pekingese) Min2-chia2, Chinese (Pekingese) Min2-chia2, from min2 people + chia2 family from min2 people + chia2 family

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“Min-chia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Min-chia. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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