Hakka

noun Hak·ka \ˈhäkˈkä, ˈhakə\

Definition of Hakka

plural

Hakka

or

Hakkas

  1. 1a :  a people of the Yellow River plain that migrated into the hilly areas of southeastern China possibly during the T'ang dynasty b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  a dialect of Chinese spoken in part of Kwangtung province

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