Balinese

Balinese

[bah-luh-neez, -nees, bal-uh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Bali, its people, or their language.
noun, plural Balinese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Bali.
3.
the language of Bali, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.

Origin:
1810–20; < Dutch Balinees, equivalent to Bali Bali + -n- connective + -ees -ese

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Balinese (ˌbɑːlɪˈniːz)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
 
n , -nese
2.  a native or inhabitant of Bali
3.  the language of the people of Bali, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
4.  See Balinese cat

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