Ryukyuan

Ryukyuan

[ree-oo-kyoo-uhn, ryoo-]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Ryukyu.
2.
the group of dialects spoken in the Ryukyu Islands, related to Japanese.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Ryukyu.
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ryukyuan

noun
1. a member of the Japanese people living on the Ryukyu Islands southwest of Japan 
2. the language (related to Japanese) that is spoken by the people of the Ryukyu Islands 
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