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Annamese

[ an-uh-meez, -mees ]
/ ˌæn əˈmiz, -ˈmis /
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adjective

of or relating to Annam, its people, or their language.

noun, plural An·na·mese.Also An·nam·ite [an-uh-mahyt]. /ˈæn əˌmaɪt/.

a native of Annam.
former name of the language Vietnamese.

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Origin of Annamese

First recorded in 1820–30; Annam + -ese
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British Dictionary definitions for Annamese

Annamese
/ (ˌænəˈmiːz) /

adjective

of or relating to Annam

adjective, noun

a former word for Vietnamese
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