Sangir

noun

Sang·​ir
ˈsäŋˌi(ə)r
variants or less commonly Sangirese
ˌsäŋəˈrēz,
-ēs
plural Sangir or Sangirs also Sangirese
1
a
: 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 25 May. 2024.

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