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Acehnese

[ ah-chuh-neez, -nees, ach-uh- ]
/ ˌɑ tʃəˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌætʃ ə- /
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adjective
of or relating to a traditionally Muslim Indigenous people of northernmost Sumatra or their language.
noun, plural A·ceh·nese for 2.
a member of a traditionally Muslim Indigenous people of northernmost Sumatra.
the Austronesian language spoken by the Acehnese.
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Also A·chi·nese . Sometimes Atj·eh·nese [ach-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌætʃ əˈniz, -ˈnis/ .

Origin of Acehnese

First recorded in 1690–1700 as Achinese; from Achin, variant of Aceh, from Indonesian, Malay Aceh, the former name of a sultanate + -ese
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