of or relating to Annam, its people, or their language.
a native of Annam.
former name of the language Vietnamese.
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How to use Annamese in a sentence
In an Annamite saga a certain king wished to build a town on a site he had fixed upon.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
An Annamite legend relates that a woodcutter found some fairies bathing at a lovely fountain.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
Chinese has flooded the vocabularies of Corean, Japanese, and Annamite for centuries, but has received nothing in return.Language | Edward Sapir
Quite otherwise is the character of the Annamite, who spares no pains over the cultivation and improvement of his ricefields.Indo-China and Its Primitive People | Henry Baudesson
The Annamite thrashes the air with his whip and swears by Buddha that he is the victim of a pernicious conspiracy.Indo-China and Its Primitive People | Henry Baudesson
British Dictionary definitions for Annamese
of or relating to Annam
a former word for Vietnamese
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