[hah-kuh; Chinese hahk-kah]
- a member of a Chinese people originally of northern China, now widely distributed throughout southeastern China, in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and in Southeast Asia.
- the Chinese language spoken by the Hakka.
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Examples from the Web for hakka
Hung Sin-tsuan, the leader in the Taiping rebellion, was a Hakka.
A Hakka charcoal-burner once found three of the children playing in his tobacco-box.Myths and Legends of China
E. T. C. Werner
"Hakka kado me no tonga, lakka prada estig ferente," rejoined Hal Overton, with a grin.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines
H. Irving Hancock
Their intelligence is great, and many noted scholars have been of Hakka birth.