Trukese

noun
Truk·​ese | \ (ˈ)tru̇¦kēz, (ˈ)trü¦k-, ¦trə¦k- \
plural Trukese

Definition of Trukese

1 : a Micronesian native or inhabitant of the Truk islands in the Caroline islands
2 : the Austronesian language spoken in the Truk islands

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History and Etymology for Trukese

Truk islands (from Trukese Cuuk Truk islands, from cuuk mountains, heights) + English -ese

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“Trukese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trukese. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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