Sangir

noun
Sang·​ir | \ ˈsäŋˌi(ə)r \
variants: or less commonly Sangirese \ ˌsäŋəˈrēz , -​ēs \
plural Sangir or Sangirs also Sangirese

Definition of Sangir

1a : a predominantly Muslim people inhabiting the Sangir islands, Indonesia, and the southern coastal regions of Mindanao

called also Sanggil

b : a member of such people
2 : an Austronesian language of the Sangir people

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“Sangir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sangir. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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