Tuvaluan

adjective
Tu·​va·​lu·​an | \ ˌtü-və-ˈlü-ən \

Definition of Tuvaluan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or from Tuvalu

Tuvaluan

noun
Tu·​va·​lu·​an | \ ˌtü-və-ˈlü-ən \

Definition of Tuvaluan (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Tuvalu

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First Known Use of Tuvaluan

Adjective

1977, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Tuvaluan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tuvaluan. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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