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Formosan

Definitions of Formosan
  1. noun
    the Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa
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    types:
    Atayalic, Tayalic
    a language spoken by a Malaysian people on Formosa
    Tsouic
    a Formosan language
    Paiwanic
    a Formosan language
    type of:
    Austronesian, Austronesian language
    the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
  2. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language
    synonyms: Chinese, Taiwanese
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