an Indic language that is the official language of the Maldives and is also spoken on Minicoy Island.
a member of the ethnic group speaking Dhivehi and residing mainly in the Maldives.
of or relating to the Dhivehi or their language.
- Also Di·ve·hi; Mal·div·i·an [mawl-div-ee-uhn, mal‐] /mɔlˈdɪv i ən, mæl‐/ .
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