Moldavian

[ mol-dey-vee-uh n, -deyv-yuh n ]
/ mɒlˈdeɪ vi ən, -ˈdeɪv yən /
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adjective

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

noun

a native or inhabitant of Moldavia.
a dialect of Romanian spoken in Moldavia and written in the Cyrillic alphabet.

Origin of Moldavian

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British Dictionary definitions for moldavian

Moldavian

/ (mɒlˈdeɪvɪən) /

adjective, noun

another name for Moldovan

adjective

of or relating to the former E European principality of Moldavia or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Moldavia
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Word Origin and History for moldavian

Moldavian


c.1600 (n.); 1760 (adj.), from Moldavia + -ian.

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